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.

Saturday, February 21, 2009


This is a picture of Glenn Self and his brothers, Walter and Ray Self. I do not know for certain in which order they are seated in this photo. I believe Glenn is on the far right. They were sons of Floyd and Zela Mabel Bryson Self. The photo is compliments of Mrs. Louise Self, widow of Glenn Self.