Genealogical Society of Marion County
GSMC Library is open on Wednesdays
 from 11 AM - 4 PM
for research & genealogical assistance
GSMC Programs on second Saturdays each month
from 1 PM - 3 PM, sometimes OFFSITE
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.
[ New Feature: See the list of data files in the Members Only section by clicking on the "Member Databases" tab at left, and then opening the"Members DB Contents" file. GSMC membership is required to use the various entries.
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    Research Resources
Now 398 Member Databases and 115 Public Databases    
Total 513 Marion County-Specific Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
PLUS all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
AND our extensive Cemetery Listings.
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Upcoming Events
10/02/2018 - 1:00 pm
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches - BASICS 101 Work Session"
On Work Session Days, access to and HeritagQuest among other resources will be available.  A limited number of library ...
10/04/2018 - 1:00 pm
Plainfield Genealogy Group - "When is it Time to Hire a Professional Genealogist?"
This month we are pleased to hear from Darlene Anderson, professional genealogist from the Boone County area.  She will consult ...
10/13/2018 - 1:00 pm
Rose Ann Sigborn
Program speaker Rose Ann Sigborn from Danville Public Library speaking on “Meaning of Squire, Mr. or No Prefix on ...

Be sure you have the correct church/religious denomination. If you’re not sure, search the churches closest to home first and then broaden your search in ever-widening circles. Cemetery, Funeral Director, and Obituary records frequently provide church information.
[Church Records]
An Administrator is an appointee of the court who settles the estate of a deceased who died without leaving a will.
An ancestor is a person from whom you are descended. A descendant is a person who is descended from an ancestor. A relative is someone with whom you share a common ancestor but who is not in your direct line.
[Basic Genealogy]