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 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.   
Membership is NOT required but recommended as we offer MEMBERS ONLY records and material on this WEBSITE,                                                                                                     Thank you!
 ** 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 the
Wearing a mask is optional when entering the library. Thank you.                          
 GSMC appreciates the continuing support of

Upcoming Events
02/01/2023 - 12:30 pm
Webinar Wednesday: Learning about: THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY
Webinar Wednesday - Hope to see you at the Library for the webinar on the the Northwest Territory.   For ...
02/11/2023 - 1:00 pm
But, I'm "White" Why Should I Learn About African American Genealogy
Angi Porter, Librarian at the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library will be presenting this program. The presentation will cover an overview ...
03/11/2023 - 1:00 pm
Your Family, Your Story: Oral Histories
Have you been thinking about how to start recording family stories to enhance your genealogy and not sure how to go ...

Facts and Tips
Birth Records are difficult to obtain because they can be (mis)used for so many purposes. You may be required to provide proof of relationship and proof of the person's death.
[Vital Records ]

When researching your family history, keep an open mind!
[Basic Genealogy]

Pay attention to chronology. How young or old is the mother? Is there a generation missing?
[Basic Genealogy]