Genealogical Society of Marion County
We have several copies of the extensive handouts provided by Meredith.
Stop by the library on Dec. 6th and pick up yours. 
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 309 Member Databases and 108 Public Databases    
Total 417 Marion County-Specific Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
PLUS all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
AND our extensive Cemetery Listings.

Upcoming Events
12/06/2017 - 2:00 pm
December First Wednesday Webinar
"The ABC's and 123's of Researching Your Ancestors' School Records" Presenter: Melissa Barker 
12/07/2017 - 12:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library Genealogy Group-Family History Hounds-Monthly Program
Annual Family History Show & Tell and Pitch-In Luncheon. Bring your favorite dish to share and the recipe! Enjoy lunch ...
12/11/2017 - 12:00 pm
Danville Public Library Genealogy Club Monthly Meeting
Pitch In Holiday Luncheon and Show & Tell featuring Christmas. Presenters:  Attendees

Use a Correspondence Log for both regular and electronic correspondence. This includes the name and address of the person to whom you have written, what you requested, the date the request was sent, and a column for the outcome.
[Sources & Documentation ]
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 ]
Look carefully at marriage records. The witnesses and bondsmen may be related to either party.
[Vital Records ]