Barry's Genealogy Diary

This online genealogical diary is hosted by Barry T. Self. It is primarily for information pertaining to the SELF surname, more particularly for descendants of John J. and Lydia Avaline Waters Self, who were married in Union County, GA in 1851. Barry Self is the SELF proclaimed family genealogist and historian, having spent over 20 years researching this Self line. This diary is dedicated to preserving and sharing the findings of his research.

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Location: Madisonville, Tennessee, United States

I am married to a wonderful and sweet wife, Svitlana, who is from Ukraine and we have a beautiful daughter, Lydia Elizabeth. I have worked in the funeral business since 1988 and thoroughly enjoy researching my family roots.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005


Lacie Michelle Self and Billy Earl Coleman will be joined in marriage at 7 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2005 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Vonore, TN.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Pam Self of Vonore. Parents of the groom-to-be are Joe and Terresa Coleman of Madisonville, TN.
All friends and family are invited through this announcement, to the ceremony and the reception to follow.