Waxahachie Senior Center

122 Park Hills Drive

Waxahachie, Texas 75165


Friday at Noon

Spring -SummerSeries

Sharron Mirikitani



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 21st - 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


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