Genealogical Society of Marion County
Your Headquarters for Indianapolis Genealogy Services
GSMC Breaking News!
‚ÄčWe have added thousands of additional cemetery entries this year.
If you have not checked our files recently,
please go in and do another search!
Welcome, Members and Guests !
     GSMC is located at 9370 East Washington Street on the grounds of Memorial Park Cemetery. Originally built in the 1920’s,this historic building served as the offices of Memorial Park until the 1990's.Now it is ours for many years to come.
     We have an expanded and accessible library, as well as the ability to host programs, and special interest and educational meetings.
[For Library Hours and Driving Directions, click on the "Our Library" tab at left.]
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Research Resources
Now 249 Member Databases and 84 Public Databases    
Total 333 Marion County Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
Plus all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
and our extensive cemetery listings.

Need Help With Your Genealogy?
Please come and visit us
Our library staffers can help with your genealogy research.
Small Group Classes
Are you interested in small group classes? Let us see if we can arrange it.

Upcoming Events
12/07/2016 - 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Webinar "Becoming a Genealogy Detective"
"Becoming a Genealogy Detective" Presenter: Sharon Atkins     Grab your trenchcoat, Columbo, cause we are going to hit the investigative ...
12/10/2016 - 12:00 pm
Traditional Holiday Lunch and Show 'n Tell
Presenters: GSMC Members and Guests We have hosted this event for several years and it's always a great end-of-the-year celebration. ...

A cadastral map is a graphic illustration of land boundaries.
[Land Records]
An atlas is a collection of maps.
When you're working with census records, be sure to look at 10 families before and 10 families after the family you are researching. These folks are most likely the friends (and family) of your ancestor. They lived in community and they often moved as a group.