Genealogical Society of Marion County
Webinars on second Saturdays in odd months
starting at 1 PM at the GSMC library
(but library will be open from 9 AM - 4 PM on webinar days)
Programs on second Saturdays in even months
from 1 PM - 3 PM, sometimes OFFSITE
GSMC Library will be open on Wednesdays
starting 1/10/2018 from 11 AM - 4 PM
for research & genealogical assistance
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.
[Browse Through Our GSMC Bookstore! See tab at Left]
    Research Resources
Now 312 Member Databases and 108 Public Databases    
Total 420 Marion County-Specific Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
PLUS all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
AND our extensive Cemetery Listings.
     Find Us on Twitter  @GenSocMarionCo

Upcoming Events
03/24/2018 - 10:00 am
The 70th Anniversary of the Good Friday Tornado
Program sponsored by the Indiana Room of the Danville Public Library and presented by Cindy Rutledge of the library. On ...
04/03/2018 - 1:00 pm
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches - Work Session"
On Work Session Days, access to and HeritageQuest among other resources will be available.  A limited number of library ...
04/05/2018 - 1:00 pm
Plainfield Genealogy Group Program - "How Did My Ancestors Die?"
The human skeleton holds a lot of information about a person, if you know where to look.  Join Rachel Sharkey ...

Affidavit refers to a written and signed statement sworn in front of a court officer.
The Research Log is very important for keeping a record of the source of every piece of information you collect
[Basic Genealogy]
If you find your ancestor as the last person on the census page, make sure you check the next page for more information.