Genealogical Society of Marion County
Happy New Year!!
2016 Memberships expired December 31.
​Did you remember to renew for 2017?
Welcome, Members and Guests !
     GSMC is located at 9370 East Washington Street on the grounds of Memorial Park Cemetery.
For Library Hours and Driving Directions,
click on the "Our Library" tab at left.

Research Resources
Now 256 Member Databases and 91 Public Databases    
Total 347 Marion County Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
Plus all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
and our extensive cemetery listings.

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
IHS Program
Genealogy 101: Beginning Steps in Genealogy Success
01/21/2017 - 1:00 pm
January Society Meeting and Program
Annual "Breaking Down Those Brickwalls" Program Presenters: Angela Guntz and Members 
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)

When doing research in probate records, request to see the entire file.
[Vital Records ]
An "Ahnentafel" (German for Ancestor Table) chart is a version of a pedigree chart which is written out.
[Basic Genealogy]
When it comes to spelling variations, be creative. Often clerks and government officials were unable to correctly record the names given them by unschooled immigrants not familiar with languages used in their port of entry. The surname was written down as the official heard it and the immigrant accepted that as the official American rendering of his name.
[Basic Genealogy]