Genealogical Society of Marion County
Starting July 1, 2020,
GSMC Library will be open
on Wednesdays  from 11 AM - 4 PM
& 2nd Saturdays from 11 AM - 3 PM
Eastern time
and by appointment
for research & genealogical assistance
GSMC Programs on second Saturday each month
from 1 PM to 3 PM at  our Library
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.
[Keep current with our BLOG! See tab at Left]
    Digital Research Resources
Now 476 Member Databases and 138 Public Databases    
Total 614 Marion County-Specific Digital Resources
(Not on Ancestry or FamilySearch) 
PLUS all GSMC Newsletter and Journal Issues  
AND our extensive Cemetery Listings.
     Find Us on Twitter  @GenSocMarionCo

Upcoming Events
07/11/2020 - 1:00 pm
Early Immigration Routes of the Old Northwest Territory - John Barr
John Barr will address "Early Immigration Routes of the Old Northwest Territory"  from the Great Lakes to the Ohio ...
08/08/2020 - 1:00 pm
Learning You're Adopted: Tracking down your birth family - Terry Prall
Terry Prall will address "Learning You're Adopted: Tracking down your birth family ".  Free admission
09/12/2020 - 1:00 pm
Jewish Genealogy
Barry Levitt will address Jewish Genealogy on Saturday, March 14, 2020, starting at 1 PM Eastern time, at the GSMC ...

Facts and Tips
Collective naturalization is a process used when a government acquires the territory of a foreign government by treaty or cession, and the inhabitants receive the rights and privileges of citizenship.
[Immigration - Naturalization]

A Collateral Ancestor is an ancestor NOT in the direct line of ascent, but coming from the same ancestral family.

Analyze, analyze and analyze again.
[Basic Genealogy]