Genealogical Society of Marion County
The GSMC Research Library
9370 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229 
(317) 891-4762
Contact:  Barbara R. Cline Hutchinson, 
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 to schedule an appointment.  We recommend that you must wear a mask to enter the library.

Upcoming Events
10/09/2021 - 11:00 am
DNA Workshop virtual
The Indiana State Library  presents this free virtual workshop focuses on effectively using DNA to better understand genetic relationships and solve genealogy ...
10/09/2021 - 1:00 pm
Crispus Attucks: From the Beginning-Robert L Chester
Robert L. Chester, Museum Curator, will discuss Crispus Attucks: From the Beginning in a virtual presentation. Free Admission. Advance Registration ...
11/13/2021 - 1:00 pm
GSMC Military Day - Ron Darrah & Brian Rhinehart
“To Infamy and Beyond: Family History and World War Two” @1:00 pm with Ron Darrah;  “Civil War Records at the National ...

Facts and Tips
Early naturalizations were usually at County Courts. Since about 1920, they have been in the Federal court system.
[Immigration - Naturalization]

The most important type of land record is a deed. The deed is a document conveying title of property from one party to another. Deeds establish proof of legal ownership of land.
[Land Records]

VITAL RECORDS - birth, marriage, divorce and death records.