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, April 12, 2011


Joy Locke, who is with the Monroe County, Tennessee genweb page, notified me today that CPL James Edward Self's online memorial is up and running. You may view the memorial at the following address:

Click on the Korean and Vietnam War link. Mr. Self's name is shown under the photo of the Vietnam memorial. Click on his name to view his individual memorial.

If you want to view the memorial and experience any difficulty, please let me know.