Genealogical Society of Marion County
A FAMILY SEARCH AFFILIATE LIBRARY
Webinars on second Saturdays in odd months
starting at 1 PM at the GSMC library
(but library will be open from 9 AM - 4 PM on webinar days)
Programs on second Saturdays in even months
from 1 PM - 3 PM, sometimes OFFSITE
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GSMC Library is open on Wednesdays
 from 11 AM - 4 PM
for research & genealogical assistance
 
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 396 Member Databases and 113 Public Databases    
Total 509 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
06/05/2018 - 1:00 pm
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches BASICS 101 Work Session"
On Work Session Days, access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest among other resources will be available.  A limited number of library ...
06/07/2018 - 1:00 pm
Plainfield Genealogy Group - "Genealogy Software Throwdown: Roots Magic vs Family Tree Maker
Ever wonder how those genealogy software programs work?  Join us as we learn the pros and cons of two popular ...
06/09/2018 - 1:00 pm
"Go West Young Man -- At Least to West Indianapolis"
Please come and hear Steve Smith of the Danville Public Library discuss the 100+ years of settling, working, building, growing and ...

Facts
An atlas is a collection of maps.
[Definitions]
Don't assume that all children listed in the census belong to the wife listed. This may be a second wife and the children a combination of "his and hers." Men frequently re-married quickly in order to provide for their children after the loss of a wife.
[Census]
Think “out of the box” for surname spelling variations. Surname spelling standardization didn’t begin until the early 1900s. Many people were unable to read or write or spell!
[Basic Genealogy]