Genealogical Society of Marion County
Your Headquarters for Indianapolis Genealogy Services
GSMC Breaking News!
Visit Us at the GSMC Annual Conference October 8th
[See "Events Calendar" at Left]
Webinar Program on October 5th from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm.
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 242 Member Databases and 84 Public Databases    
Total 326 Marion County Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
Plus GSMC Newsletter and Journal (All Issues) 

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
10/05/2016 - 2:00 pm
GSMC First Wednesday Webinar "Aha! Analysis of Handwriting for Genealogical Research"
"Aha! Analysis of Handwriting for Genealogical Research"  Presenter: Ron Arons     Your grandkids might never be able to do this, ...
GSMC Annual Conference
10/15/2016 - 9:00 am
Palatines to America Fall Conference
  Featured Speaker: Dr.Helmut Schmahl, Professor of History at University of Mainz, Germany Sessions include : We Are Not Stranages ...

Use maps. County and state lines changed from time to time. Don't forget to check surrounding counties.
[Basic Genealogy]
Migration is the movement from one place of residence to another, usually within a country.
Primary evidence is personal testimony or a record created shortly after an event by a person with personal knowledge of the facts. Secondary evidence is compiled from other sources written from memory long after the event has occurred.
[Sources & Documentation ]