Genealogical Society of Marion County
 
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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.
 
 
 

 
Check out our new
"Journal Blog" tab at the left.
 
 
Research Resources
 
Now 293 Member Databases and 107 Public Databases    
Total 400 Marion County-Specific Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
PLUS all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
AND our extensive Cemetery Listings.
 
 
 
 
 


Upcoming Events
09/30/2017 - 10:00 am
Adding DNA to your Genealogy Toolkit
Details and Registration at http://www.indianahistory.org/events/genealogy-301-adding-dna-testing-to-your-genealogy-toolkit
10/04/2017 - 2:00 pm
October First Wednesday Webinar
"No Easy Button: Using 'Immersion Genealogy' to Understand Your Ancestors" Presenter: Lisa Alzo 
10/05/2017 - 1:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library Genealogy Group - Family History Hounds - Monthly Progra
Cemetery Restoration presented by Jeannie Regan-Dinius of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Jeannie will talk about and answer questions ...

Facts
The method of survey using a combination of directional and distance measurements with references to natural and artificial objects, that define a tract of land is called "Metes and Bounds".
[Land Records]
Wars influenced migration patterns. Check military, pension and land-bounty grant records to see where a soldier was llving when the record was recorded.
[Migration]
Look carefully at marriage records. The witnesses and bondsmen may be related to either party.
[Vital Records ]