Genealogical Society of Marion County
Welcome !!!
GSMC is located at 9370 East Washington St on the ground 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 more accessible library, as well as the ability to host educational programs, special interest groups and educational meetings.
The Genealogical Society of Marion County's research library is open every Wednesday and Thursday from Noon - 4 pm. We also schedule appointments for research at other times.  Please contact
 Directions: Take I-465 to E. Washington Street.  At the exit, head east.  We are located about 1/2 mile east of Post Road on the north side of the street.  Our address is 9370 E. Washington St.. Our library is inside the grounds of Memorial Park Cemetery.  As you enter the cemetery we are on the right. Parking is available around the sides of the building on the road. Overflow parking is located to the left of the main cemetery entrance near Memorial Park Cemetery office.


Need Help with your genealogy?
Please come and visit us
Our librarian staff 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
12/02/2015 - 2:00 pm
Webinar Wednesday - Cemetery Research
Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research Presenter: Gail Blankenau Ever wonder what various gravestone symbols mean? Is everything 'set in ...
12/05/2015 - 2:00 pm
Italians in Indianapolis
Presenter will be James Divita, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History of Marian University and author of the books, Images of ...

When doing research in probate records, request to see the entire file.
[Vital Records ]
Stuck on an ancestor? Don't forget to trace other family members, e.g. brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles.
[Basic Genealogy]
Keep an alphabetical Surname List of ancestor surnames you are researching and take with you while researching.
[Basic Genealogy]