Genealogical Society of Marion County
Public Digital Collection (FREE)
The following list of documents are from our library collection.  They have been scanned and uploaded for your convenience.
 Additional documents may be found in the Members Only section of our website.  They are located in the "Marion County Databases" tab, which is displayed 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
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 Church Resources
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 Resources
FTHistSoc     School Photo Name Index [Contains 4,653 names listed alphabetically] 
FTHistSoc     Acton Elementary/High School
FTHistSoc     Bunker Hill School
FTHistSoc     New Bethel Elementary/High School 
FTHistSoc     Wanamaker School
FTHistSoc     Franklin Township 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
University Heights School PTA Collection
PTHistSoc High School Resources
PTHistSoc Church Resources
PTHistSoc   Olive Branch Christian Church
Special Orders
Marion County Juvenile Court Records                                                                                                                                                     [We are scanning the microfilm indexes in our library; the indexes are free to use, but the printed or emailed documents are special orders. 
Catholic Cemeteries Day Book Collection                                                                                                                         [These are small ledger books created by the Cemeteries Office that include obituaries and funeral notes.]
Earliest Marriage Entries            [Original handwritten marriage records; Books 1-2-3]
Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home Records          [From ca1910 to ca 1970] 
Marion County Related Maps
Church Articles
Marion County Data (Various)
Indianapolis Labor Unions--Various
Genealogical Excerpts, Indianapolis Council, May 1878-May 1879
Genealogical Excerpts, Indianapolis Mayors Annual Report, 1910
Marion County People & Places
Cemetery & Mixed 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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