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.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007


Heather Marie Pannell, daughter of Steve and Mildred Self Pannell, of Pontotoc, Mississippi, will graduate from Pontotoc High School, Friday evening, May 25, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. The commencement exercises will be held on Warrior Field at Pontotoc High School. Congratulations to Heather on this accomplishment.