Genealogical Society of Marion County
Webinars on second Saturdays in odd months
starting at 1 PM at the GSMC library
(but library will be open from 9 AM - 4 PM on webinar days)
Programs on second Saturdays in even months
from 1 PM - 3 PM, sometimes OFFSITE
GSMC Library is open on Wednesdays
 from 11 AM - 4 PM
for research & genealogical assistance
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 377 Member Databases and 109 Public Databases    
Total 486 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
04/28/2018 - 9:00 am
Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Conference (IGS)
"From Albany to New Albany" Featuring Jane E. Wilcox, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society as the presenter of four of ...
04/28/2018 - 10:00 am
A Walk through the Cemetery
Program sponsored by the Indiana Room of the Danville Public Library and the speaker is Jeannie Regan-Dinius, of the Indiana ...
05/01/2018 - 1:00 pm
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Digitized Books and Internet Archive"
Meredith Thompson of the Plainfield Library will be speaking on this topic. Registration is appreciated and online at   ...

Surnames began in Europe about the 11th century. They developed as trade increased. The four basic groups of surnames are the patronymic (based on the father's name), landscape features or place names, action or nicknames, and occupational or office names.
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