Genealogical Society of Marion County
A FAMILY SEARCH AFFILIATE LIBRARY
GSMC Library is open
on Wednesdays  from 11 AM - 4 PM
& 2nd Saturdays from 10:30 AM - 3 PM
Eastern time and by appointment
for research & genealogical assistance
 
GSMC Programs on second Saturday each month
from 1 PM to 3 PM at  our Library
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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.
 
[Keep current with our BULLETIN BOARD! See tab at Left]
 
    Research Resources
 
Now 398 Member Databases and 115 Public Databases    
Total 513 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
03/14/2020 - 1:00 pm
Jewish Genealogy
Barry Levitt will address Jewish Genealogy on Saturday, March 14, 2020, starting at 1 PM Eastern time, at the GSMC ...

Facts and Tips
Surnames began in Europe about the 11th century. They developed as trade increased. The four basic groups of surnames are the patronymic (based on the father's name), landscape features or place names, action or nicknames, and occupational or office names.
[Basic Genealogy]

Look for genealogy and history materials at scholar.google.com.
[Internet]

Probate records refer to wills, inventories, letters of administration and guardianship. They are usually held at the county courthouse unless archived and they are indexed by the name of the testator.
[Court Records]