Genealogical Society of Marion County
The GSMC Research Library
9370 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
info@genealogyindy.org 
(317) 891-4762
 
 
 
 
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The Genealogical Society of Marion County (GSMC) welcomes everyone who has an interest in genealogical and historical research to join our Society. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material, especially in Marion County, Indiana.  We invite you to join us.
 
The GSMC Research Library is only open by appointment. Contact the librarian@genealogyindy.org to schedule an appointment.  Appointments will be accepted for Wednesdays between 11 am and 3 pm EST, and on the second Saturday of the month between 11 AM and 3 PM Eastern time. You must wear a mask to enter the library.
    
 
 
 

Upcoming Events
07/10/2021 - 1:00 pm
How to Succeed in Tracking Down Your German Ancestors-Kent Robinson
Kent Robinson, Past President of Indiana Chapter and Immediate Past National President of Palatines to America –German Genealogy Society will present virtually "How to ...
08/14/2021 - 1:00 pm
Researching the Dark Side of Family History-Steve Barnett
Steve Barnett, Executive Director of the Irvington Historical Society, will present virtually the program “Researching the Dark Side of ...
09/11/2021 - 1:00 pm
Indiana Medical History Museum-Sara Halter
Sara Halter, Executive Director of the Indiana Medical History Museum, will discuss the museum's holdings in this virtual presentation. Free ...

Facts and Tips
A Declaration of Intention is a document an alien usually filed in a court declaring his intention to apply for citizenship after fulfillment of the residency requirement.
[Immigration - Naturalization]

When doing research in probate records, request to see the entire file.
[Vital Records ]

The Family Group Sheet identifies a couple and their children. Everyone with a spouse or child has two group sheets: one as a child with parents and usually one as a parent with children.
[Basic Genealogy]