Waxahachie Senior Center

122 Park Hills Drive

Waxahachie, Texas 75165

469-309-4280

Friday at Noon


Spring -SummerSeries

Sharron Mirikitani

Genealogy-Detective.com  

469-261-9057


May 12th -  Census Records 1790-1940

​May 19th - Birth Records


May 26th - Death Records

​June 2nd - Cemetery Records


June 9th - Marriage & Divorce Records


June 16th -  Military Records


June 23rd- Genealogical Filing Systems

June 30th -  Family Tradition & Oral History - Irish Roots for St. Patricks Day


July 7th - Libraries & Other Archives


July 14th- Courthouse Records - Wills & Probate


July 12st - Researching the History of Your Old House


July 28th - DNA How it Works


August 4th- Understanding Old Handwriting Styles


August 11th - 25th Flexible Classes Based on Student Requests


RESOURCES:

Cemeteries and ​Cemetery Records. How and where to find your ancestors. Find A Grave  (Online Tutorial),  Billion Graves, GenWeb Tombstone Project and other databases.


​Newspapers and Publications.Newspapers.com,  Google Newspaper Archives, Chronicling AmericaUSGenweb and other sources.


Navigating Wills & Probate records on Ancestry.com and other resouces online. Video Tutorial and discussion.


How to use Records of Death using Probate from family history. Video tutorial and discussion.


Working with the NEW Ancestry.com. Using recently developed tools on Ancestry you can weave all of the pieces you have collected into an interesting and compelling story. ​Video tutorial and discussion. 


Class schedule subject to change without notification.

​​​Genealogy Detective