Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal is a professional genealogist who writes, lectures, and consults on a variety of topics. Her passion is using technology and social media to enrich the experience of genealogy research and family history storytelling. She has been researching her own family history for more than three decades and is the owner of Swan Genealogy Services.
Professional memberships include the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and she is an active member of the public speaking club Toastmasters International. She is a member of numerous lineage societies, including the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
A blogger for more than 13 years, Elizabeth writes the family history lifestyle blog Heart of the Family™ where she hosts the monthly Genealogy Blog Party.
When not hunting for ancestors, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband, also an avid genealogist, and their descendant, who has no interest in family history whatsoever.