Genealogical Society of Marion County
The GSMC Research Library
9370 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
info@genealogyindy.org 
(317) 891-4762
Contact:  Barbara R. Cline Hutchinson,  president@genealogyindy.org 
 
 
 
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The Genealogical Society of Marion County (GSMC) welcomes everyone who has an interest in genealogical and historical research to join our Society. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material, especially in Marion County, Indiana.  We invite you to join us.
 
The GSMC Research Library is open on Wednesdays between 11 am and 3 pm Eastern Time and by appointment. Contact the librarian@genealogyindy.org to schedule an appointment.  We recommend that you must wear a mask to enter the library.
 
GSMC appreciates the continuing support of Flanner & Buchanan, Inc.
    
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events
12/11/2021 - 1:00 pm
First Families Recognition & Annual Show and Tell a Story program
You are invited to come and celebrate with the First Families that will be inducted into the First Families of ...

Facts and Tips
Begin with the latest census available and work backwards. Census records have been taken since 1790. Before 1790 you can use Tax Lists and other local lists that might have been compiled according to the state in which you are researching.
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Waterways were the original lanes of communication and transportation. Early roadways were established following Indian paths or trade routes.
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Vital records and event information are more reliable when they are recorded near the time of the happening. The longer the time from the event occurrence that the record is made, the less accurate it may be based on the memory of the person involved.
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