Genealogical Society of Marion County
GSMC Library is open on Wednesdays
 from 11 AM - 4 PM
for research & genealogical assistance
GSMC Programs on second Saturdays each month
from 1 PM - 3 PM, sometimes OFFSITE
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.
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    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
12/04/2018 - 1:00 pm
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Genalogy Show and Tell and Finger Food Pitch In
Bring your favorite finger food pitch in to share with the group, perhaps it is even an old family recipe! ...
12/06/2018 - 12:30 pm
Plainfield Genealogy Group - Annual Family History Show & Tell and Pitch-In Luncheon
We gather at 12:30 to enjoy a lunch together (provided by us!) and then share some family history show and tell ...
12/08/2018 - 12:00 pm
Annual Show & Tell Program and Holiday Luncheon
Bring your favorite dish to share with everyone and a family treasure or story for the Show & Tell portion ...

Look carefully at marriage records. The witnesses and bondsmen may be related to either party.
[Vital Records ]
Start with what is known. Always work from the known facts to the unknown.
[Basic Genealogy]
Wars influenced migration patterns. Check military, pension and land-bounty grant records to see where a soldier was llving when the record was recorded.