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.

Sunday, September 05, 2010


Lacie Michelle Self and Brandon Leon Duncan, both of Vonore, TN were joined in holy matrimony on July 28 in a private ceremony. Parents of the couple are Carl and Pamela Self and Leon and Marcia Duncan, all of Vonore. The bride is employed with Peoples Bank of East Tennessee and the groom is employed with Carlex. The couple make their new home in Vonore. Congratulations !!!