Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal

Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal is a professional genealogist, writer, educator, and national genealogical speaker. Her specialties include methodology, technology, and online research resources. Since 1987, Elizabeth has made it her goal to research, share, and preserve her family stories. She is the author of the family history lifestyle website, Heart of the Family™ where her mission is to help others make the past part of their present.

Elizabeth's Upcoming Live Webinars (2)

Fri, September 8 2023: 16:45 UTC
10 Places to Search for An Ancestor’s Death Date… Without a Death Certificate
Fri, September 8 2023: 16:45 UTC
Not every ancestor left a death certificate, even after death registrations were required by the states. But don't give up hope! You may still be able to find an ancestor's death date using these 10 resources.
Not every ancestor left a death certificate, even after death registrations were required by the states. But don't give up hope! You may still be able to find an ancestor's death date using these 10 resources.
Fri, September 8 2023: 16:45 UTC
Wed, December 20 2023: 19:00 UTC
Got Old Negatives? Scan Them With Your Phone and These 5 (Mostly) Free Apps!
Wed, December 20 2023: 19:00 UTC
Are your old film negatives wasting away in a box in the closet? Let's bring them to life so you can enjoy them! These days, it's quick, easy, and inexpensive to scan film negatives with your smartphone. Find out how with these five apps and a few household items!
Are your old film negatives wasting away in a box in the closet? Let's bring them to life so you can enjoy them! These days, it's quick, easy, and inexpensive to scan film negatives with your smartphone. Find out how with these five apps and a few household items!
Wed, December 20 2023: 19:00 UTC

Elizabeth's Webinars (3)