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 13, 2008


The family of Sherman and Winnie Self will have a reunion on Saturday July 5, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. This will be at the Oak Grove Ruritan Club in Cleveland, TN. This is an annual event for all the Self Family. This information was provided by Dorothy Rogers. (Thanks Dorothy !)