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
and on Second Saturdays between 11 am and 3 pm Eastern Time
      INFO: 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
05/11/2024 - 1:00 pm
Researching With the IARA
Jamie Webb, Director of Special Projects, will discuss "Researching with the Indiana Archives and Records Administation".   Free- Advance Registration ...
06/08/2024 - 11:00 am
"Worker Bee Workshop"
Do you work Monday-Friday 9 to 5? Do you have a hard time getting to a genealogy library for research? ...

Facts and Tips
FEDERAL LAND STATES were created from public domain, land the United States bought or acquired. The land was divided into territories as it became populated. Survey is done according to the rectangular system. This includes Indiana.
[Land Records]

Tax records, jury and militia records are indicators of a person's residence.
[Land Records]

Genealogy is the study of family heritage.
[Basic Genealogy]