Genealogical Society of Marion County
The GSMC Research Library
9370 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, INDIANA 46229 
(317) 891-4762
Contact:  Barbara R. Cline Hutchinson, 
The Genealogical Society of Marion County (GSMC) welcomes everyone who has an interest in Genealogy and Family History.
The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of  those materials, especially for Marion County, Indiana.  We invite you to join us.   
Membership is NOT required but recommended, as only MEMBERS can access many records and material on this site.
The GSMC Research Library is open on Wednesdays between 11 am and 3 pm Eastern Time. 
      Barbara Hutchinson at or by calling (317)891-4762     
       To schedule an appointment: Please Contact Ron Darrah at                      
 GSMC appreciates the continuing support of

Upcoming Events
10/14/2023 - 1:00 pm
They Came in Ships - Before Ellis Island
Carolyn Niemantsverdriet will talk with us on where immigrants were processed before Ellis Island.  Ellis Island did not open in ...
11/11/2023 - 1:00 pm
Finding Your Father's (Grandfather's, Uncle's, etc) War - Researching Military Records
Our regular scheduled program date falls on Veteran's Day this year. How appropriate on this day that our speaker will be Ron ...
12/09/2023 - 1:00 pm
Steve Barnett, "Civil War Camps In Indpls", Annual Show&Tell/Tell a Story, First Families
Please join us at our Annual Holiday Program. Bring a guest!  We have Show & Tell (bring an item you would like ...

Facts and Tips
Make a list of all your living relatives when starting your genealogy research. Interview every one of them.
[Basic Genealogy]

By the time you have collected data on a couple hundred of your relatives, you will realize that genealogy software would make keeping track of relationships within your tree, filing data about individuals, and generating reports much easier. The Society maintains current versions of the most popular programs at our library, with sample data, so you can compare features as well as the "touch and feel" before you make a purchase decision.
[Basic Genealogy]

In early American History, a daughter-in-law was a step-daughter or the wife of their son.