Genealogical Society of Marion County
The GSMC Research Library
9370 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
info@genealogyindy.org 
(317) 891-4762
Contact:  Barbara R. Cline Hutchinson,  president@genealogyindy.org 
 
 
 
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The Genealogical Society of Marion County (GSMC) welcomes everyone who has an interest in genealogical and historical research to join our Society. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material, especially in Marion County, Indiana.  We invite you to join us.
 
The GSMC Research Library is open on Wednesdays between 11 am and 3 pm Eastern Time and by appointment. Contact the librarian@genealogyindy.org to schedule an appointment.  We recommend that you must wear a mask to enter the library.
    
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events
08/14/2021 - 1:00 pm
Researching the Dark Side of Family History-Steve Barnett
Steve Barnett, Executive Director of the Irvington Historical Society, will present virtually the program “Researching the Dark Side of ...
09/11/2021 - 1:00 pm
Indiana Medical History Museum-Sara Halter
Sara Halter, Executive Director of the Indiana Medical History Museum, will discuss the museum's holdings in this virtual presentation. Free ...
10/09/2021 - 1:00 pm
Crispus Attucks Museum
Robert Chester, Museum Curator, will discuss the Crispus Attucks Museum holdings in a virtual presentation. Free Admission. Advance Registration required.

Facts and Tips
The Latin word "sic" used in a transcription indicates the preceding word has been transcribed exactly from the original.
[Definitions]

Keep track of the alternate spellings of the surnames you are searching.
[Basic Genealogy]

An "executor" is named by the testator and is required by the court to post a bond. An "administrator" is appointed to handle the affairs of one who dies intestate (without a will).
[Court Records]