Genealogical Society of Marion County
Public Digital Collection (FREE)
The following list of documents are from various sources. They have been scanned and uploaded for your convenience.
Categories in this section include Greenlawn Cemetery History, Franklin Township, Perry Township. Wayne Township, African American, Church, Various County Items, Maps, Places, Military, Taxes, and Schools
A more extensive set of documents may be found in the Member Resources section of our website. They are located in the "Marion County Databases" tab, which is displayed on the Home Page only after you have logged in.
If you have genealogically important documents about Marion County and surrounding counties, and you would like to share themplease contact us. We will make arrangements to have them scanned and uploaded to our website. Your choice about making them public. Thanks much!
African-American Databases
Special A-A Marriage Lists
Greenlawn Cemetery Resources
Note: Greenlawn Burials List is in the Free Cemetery section.
Greenlawn Cemetery History
Greenlawn Cemetery Maps
Greenlawn Photos
Greenlawn Cemetery Military   [These lists are not part of the Cemetery search,]
Franklin Township Collection
  • These items were digitized by GSMC volunteers from the archives of the Franklin Township Historical Society collection. The materials covered by the indexes are available at the FTHS building, 6510 S. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN. 46239. Further information at
FTHistSoc Ruede Vital Records Indexes
FTHistSoc Various Resources
FTHistSoc Land Abstract Indexes   [These are alphabetical name indexes for the Title Abstracts in the Society collection.] 
FTHistSoc Various Church Resources
FTHistSoc Big Run Baptist Church
FTHistSoc     American Legion Post 220   The Historical Society has many more Legion                                                           documents in their collection.
FTHistSoc    Military Burials
FTHistSoc    Civil War Materials
Franklin Township Schools Various
FTHistSoc  Early District Schools
FTHistSoc     School Photo Name Index [Contains 4,653 names listed alphabetically] 
FTHistSoc     Acton Elementary/High School
FTHistSoc     Bunker Hill School
FTHistSoc  New Bethel Elementary School
FTHistSoc     New Bethel High School 
FTHistSoc     Wanamaker School
FTHistSoc     Franklin Township High School 
FTHistSoc  Franklin Central High School
Perry Township Collection
  • These items were digitized by GSMC volunteers from the archives of the Perry Township/Southport Historical Society, 6548 Orinoco Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227. Further information: Barry Browning, President; 317-789-3979 
PTHistSoc Various Resources
PTHistSoc Elementary & Other School Resources
PTHistSoc  University Heights School PTA Collection
PTHistSoc High School Resources
PTHistSoc Church Resources
PTHistSoc   Olive Branch Christian Church
Wayne Township Collection
Note: Be sure to check the Wayne Township items in our Members Section 2.
WTChurch Histories
Church Articles
Marion County Data (Various)
Indianapolis Labor Unions--Various     [We would appreciate additional union donations.]
Genealogical Excerpts, Indianapolis Council, May 1878-May 1879
Genealogical Excerpts, Indianapolis Mayors Annual Report, 1910
Marion County Related Maps
Marion County People & Places
Mixed Cemetery Lists/ Sources
Ring Counties (Various Files)
Shelby County: "Picturesque Shelbyville"
School Items, Various
Indianapolis Public Schools Free Databases [Extensive IPS Material in Members Only Section]
Marion County Seminary School
Tax Lists
End Note
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