Genealogical Society of Marion County
Your Headquarters for Indianapolis Genealogy Services
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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 248 Member Databases and 84 Public Databases    
Total 332 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
11/02/2016 - 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Webinar "The Battle for Bounty Land--War of 1812 and Mexican-American Wars"
"The Battle for Bounty Land--War of 1812 and Mexican-American Wars" Presenter: Beth Foulk      Well, the title about says it ...
11/12/2016 - 1:00 pm
"Understanding Wills and Probates"
Presenter: Sarah Pfundstein Once lawyers and courts get involved, simple things can get complicated! Let's try to make sense out ...
11/19/2016 - 1:00 pm
Executive Board Meeting
GSMC members are always welcome to observe and to comment.

A person who dies "intestate" dies without a valid will.
[Basic Genealogy]
Think “out of the box” for surname spelling variations. Surname spelling standardization didn’t begin until the early 1900s. Many people were unable to read or write or spell!
[Basic Genealogy]
Large gaps between children can indicate other children not identified, divorce or early death.
[Basic Genealogy]