Genealogical Society of Marion County
GSMC Breaking News! May 23rd
Free Genealogy Data Also Increasing Regularly
Open For Research!   [Check out the new School 21 and EMHS files!]
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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Need Help With Your Genealogy?
Please come and visit us
Our library staffers are experienced researchers and will be able to help provide some ideas to help with your genealogy research.
Small Group Classes
Are you interested in small group classes? Let us know the suggested topic, and we will see if we can arrange it.

Upcoming Events
06/01/2016 - 10:00 am
IPS-SIG Meeting
Indianapolis Public Schools-Special Interest Group: Information/Scanning/Donations/Volunteers
06/01/2016 - 2:00 pm
GSMC First Wednesday Webinar "Get the Most from"
"Get the Most from"  Presenter: Claire Vail     Explore this powerful genealogy site created by one of the oldest ...
06/02/2016 - 1:00 pm
Plainfield-Naturalization Process and Records: What happened after leaving the ship!
We will discuss the naturalization process, including laws search strategies and how to locate records for your ancestors. Genealogy Librarian ...

Strive to obtain primary sources for each event.
[Basic Genealogy]
When copying census information, copy EVERYTHING EXACTLY AS IT IS WRITTEN! Do not change or update the information even if you think it is incorrect. This is the way it was written. Place any opinions in your notes but don't deliberately mis-transcribe data.
Immigration is entering a country where you are not a native to take up permanent residence. Emigration is leaving a country where you have been residing and where you may or may not have been a citizen.
[Immigration - Naturalization]