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Do you have ancestors or relatives that you can't locate? This is where others can help you in your personal family history search as well as contribute information to the Self Family genealogy. Please direct your inquiry to Webmaster and provide the following information:

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  • Please restrict your questions to those named Self or their direct descendants.

    Cousin Peggy is looking for the ancestry of Henry Self who m. Elizabeth Allen. One of their sons, Richard Allen or Allen R. Self, was born 1813 in Bledsoe, TN, married Nancy Holloway, and lived in Blount County, AL. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Mildred is the descendant of George Self, born in Ireland, who m. Sarah Crowder. They had a daughter named Lou Ellen, b. Aug. 9, 1836--location unknown--and d. Feb. 15, 1907 in Sandy Mush, NC. Lou Ellen m. Thomas Cummings DeBord on Sept. 4, 1870 in NC and had two sons: Thomas Henry DeBord (b. Oct. 10, 1875 in Madison County, NC and d. Nov. 27, 1952 in Whittier, Swain County, NC); and William S. DeBord, b. Mar. 17, 1878. If you have a clue as to the ancestry of George Self and his family in Ireland, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Barry writes: I am looking for an Amos M. or N. (Newton) Self that was born circa 4-1848 in Union, Lumpkin or Towns County, GA , possibly a son to Thomas R. and Nancy Self. He married  to Margaret L. ? circa 1869. She was born in NC circa 1851.  They were on the 1880 and 1900 Monroe County, TN Census records, but I cannot locate them after 1900. I checked the 1910 Texas Census Soundex, but with no luck. The 1900 Census states that Amos was a stationary engineer, possibly with the railroad I suppose. Their children listed on the 1900 Census were: Luthanna, Callie, Calvin, John & Marshall. Any help will be appreciated. Contact: Barry Self.

    Cousin Sonja's great great grandfather, James William Self, was born in 1877. His son, Romie Ruffin Self, born 1897, m. Hazel Carter and had a son named Romie Dale Self, b. 1917 in either Cleveland or Rutherford County, NC. Romie Dale Self m. Nellie Rose Black. Their son Harvey Dale Self (b. 1937) m. Eddis Rebecca Byers. If you have information on the ancestry of John Self, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Peggy's family is from MD. Her grandfather, Leroy F. ("Lee") Self passed away earlier this year at the age of 91, and her grandmother, Margaret, is still living. Her great-grandfather was named Robert, and he married Ida May Walker. His sons, Leroy and Harold, may have been born in Washington, D.C., and the family may have 19th century roots in Virginia. If you can help Cousin Peggy discover more of her ancestry, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Betty is looking for information on Emma Self, probably born in Union County, GA. She m. James Cook and had at least one son, Benjamin. Benjamin m. Josephine Odom, b. about 1856 in Union County, GA and had children John, Ruth, and James Thomas (b. 1890 and d. 1970). "Emma" may be a middle and not a first name. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Shirley is looking for information on her grandmother, Sarah Matilda Self. She was born on April 1, 1871 in AR and died Oct. 20, 1947 in Wewoka, OK., the daughter of Jack and Katherine (Dunlap) Self. She married three times: (1) ? Rogers who died leaving her with children Benny and Eda (Edaitha) Matilda Rogers and possibly one more child; (2) in 1897, Andrew Jackson Lewis, who died in 1909 and left children John, Elisha, Ema, and Archie; and (3) ? Bullock. The 1920 Census shows Sarah Bullock as 51 years old and widowed, so her third husband must have predeceased her, too. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Judi is looking for a Self whose name was either Rose Marie (Rose Mary) or Mary Frances. She was born in TN and had a grandchild born in 1894. She married Henry Woods who was born in KY, and some of their grandchildren were born in Seymour, MO. She had the following children: Margaret Isabella (or Elizabeth); Cyrus Franklin; Austin; Lewis; Charlie; Shirley; James; Archie; and Willie. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Cristy would like information regarding her grandfather's family. His name was Claude Elsworth Self, and he lived in Cleveland, TN and Dalton, GA. He was born about May 8, 1922 and died Aug. 25, 1992. He married Inez Marie Hill and had three children. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Val is looking for the descendants of Callie Self, born in Monroe County, TN (possibly Sweetwater) in 1880. She married Herbert Phipps and later married Charles Wells. She lived in Knox County. She had a son named William M. Phipps. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Betty would like information on the family of John Henry Self. He was born in the 1890s, resided in Cullman, AL., and married (date unknown) Sara Addeline Rooker, born Mar. 5, 1890 in Cullman, AL., daughter of Emma Creel. The children of John Henry and Sarah Addeline Self were: James Washington Self, b. June 22, 1914 in Cullman, AL and d. Jan. 2, 1994 in Tampa FL.; Unice Clayton Self; Buck Self; and Hazel Irean Self who m. (1) --- Slade and (2) --- Quinones. James Washington Self m. Feb. 9, 1938 in Cullman, AL., Euna Lee Cornelius who was married previously to a man named McClendon. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Ava would like to locate her grandfather's family. His name was Elmer D. Self (SS#445-12-0220), b. 7 Nov 1887 in Redoak, OK and d. 1 Aug. 1976 in Dequeen, AR. He married on 20 Mar 1910 in Albion, OK., Mattie Jane Stover (SS#432-92-0123), b. 8 Jun 1894 in Guntor, TX and d. 4 Mar 1976 in Dequeen, AR. Elmer's father was Henry Self, b. 1861 and d. 1941, and his mother was Louella [Gibbson or Gipson] Self, who d. in 1936, daughter of Martin and Ellen Stover. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Gary would like to know the ancestors of Tabitha Self. Born 1784 in NC, she married Obadiah Martin on Jan. 23, 1802 in Halifax County, VA. Tabitha supposedly had 14 children, but we know of just eight: Meady, Lucy, Sarah, Presley, Rebecca, Wesley, Paschal, and John. She moved to OH in 1838 with eight children, probably those listed above. The 1860 Census for Gallia County, OH lists Tabitha, age 78, born in NC living with son Preston (Presley) Martin and his children. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Thomas is looking for the descendants of Vardiman Henry Self, born in Hart County, KY in 1808. Some of his sons moved to Kansas. He is looking for the children of Vardamen and Wealthy (Piles) Self. Please contact Webmaster.

    Four Queries Involving the Self/Garner Relationships

    I would like information on Stephen Self, Jr., who married Jane Joyce Garner (she was b 1690 in Westmoreland Co, VA). He was the son of Stephen Self. Stephen Self, Jr. & Jane Joyce Garner had at least one child: John Stephen Self. I would like dates of birth, death, marriage, & spouses of Stephen Self Sr. & of Stephen Self Jr. & John Stephen Self.

    I would like information on the descendants of Peter L. Self, Sr., b abt 1806, who married 31-Mar-1838 Susan Rebeke Garner (she was b 15-Sep-1818). They had at least seven children. Francis Self b 1836, William F.L. Self b 1839, Mary Self b 1842, Lydia A. Self b 1844, Joseph Self b 1848, Peter L. Self, Jr. b 1849, Susan R. Self, b 1851. Susan R. Self married Robert Branch, b abt 1852. Peter L. Self, Jr. married a Mary, & had a daughter, Susan Self, b 1892. I also am interested to know if Peter L. Self, Sr. is descended from Stephen Self, Jr. & Jane Joyce Garner (she was born 1690 in Westmoreland Co, VA). I would like dates of birth, death, marriage, & spouses of the grandchildren & children, etc. of Peter L. Self, Sr. & Susan Rebeke Garner.

    I would like information on Nona Self who married C.P. Powell). They had at least one child: Lois May Powell, who married 04-Jul-1933 Comm. William Dean McClurkin (he was b. 11-Nov-1910). I would like dates of birth, death, marriage, etc. of Nona Self & her spouse, as well as Nona's ancestry, particularly if she is descended from either Peter L. Self & Susan Rebeke Garner or from Stephen Self & Jane Joyce Garner.

    I would like information on James Self, who married Margaret, the widow of William Garner II, who died bef 1751.

    Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Geneva writes: My mother's father was William Crockett Pollard. His mother was Missouri Ann Kay. Her mother was American Ann Self, daughter of Alfred Self and Elizabeth (Martin) Self. America was born in Alabama and married 7 October, 1853 in Sabine Parish, LA to Pinkney Grant Kay. If you have any information, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Marguerite is looking for information on her Kentucky Self ancestors. Green Self, Jr., son of Green McClelland Self) died in 1894 and was buried in Logsdon Valley. He married three times:
    (1) His first wife was Miriam Belle WILKERSON. She died in 1881, and our cousin needs to know the exact date of death and the location of her burial. Her children were Theodore M. Self who moved to IN and Elizabeth Davis Self who married Samuel Thomas Brashear.
    (2) He married again to Kate whose name was possible Kate Neville, possibly married in 1882 in Edmonson County, KY. She died, along with their daughter.
    (3) His third wife was Alice VANCE who was listed as his widow in his 1894 obituary. Green and Alice had two children, Mae and Conda H. ("Condie") Self. Conda married Elza G. SELF in Hart County about 1907 and is in the 1910 and 1920 Hart County censes. Cousin Marguerite would like to know the parents of Elza G. Self as well as what happened to Alice (Vance) Self after the death of her husband. She is not listed in the 1920 census and possibly remarried. Also, she would like to locate any descendants of the children listed in the 1920 census. Please contact Cousin Marguerite.

    Cousin Cheryl writes: I am looking for the ancestry of John H. Self, b. 1852 and died 1922 in Hillsdale, IN. He married Mary Jane Petty, b. 1852 and d. 1928, and they had a son, John M. Self, b. 1882, who in 1902 married Sarah Ellen Beach, b. 1884 and d. 1914. Their daughter, Florence Ellen Self, b. 1912 and d. 1973, was my mother. I think that John H. Self also had a son or a nephew Victor Self, b. 1891 and d. 1970 in Brail, IN. I believe Victor had a son, Gordon Self, b. 1917 and d. 1993. Please contact Webmaster and Cousin Cheryl.

    Carl Self lived in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) in the late 1800's/early 1900's. He married Cora Viola Ford and had three children: Burl Howard (b. 1906); Juanita (b. 1908); Tiny (b. 1911). He was known to be a chef. He left his wife sometime before 1912 and was possibly headed for Canada. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Ruby would like to hear from anyone who has information on Susan Self, b. est 1800-1806 and died 1833 in Perry County, TN. Susan married Henry Haws Story, b. 1796 in NC and d. 1858 in Pope County, AR. Children of Susan Self Story: Melvin Story, 1-4-1826; Mary Elizabeth, 5-6-1833; Mahala, 1829; Mary Emily, 1831. Susan Self married Henry Haws Story in 1825, NC. They were in Perry Co., NC, Madison CO, TN, and he was married again to Nancy --- in 1833 who may have been Susan's sister. They were in Pope Co., AR. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Paul writes: Lawson Sherman Self, I believe, lived in TN. I would guess he was born around 1890 and was married to Cynthia Jane Roberts. If you have information on the ancestry of Lawson Sherman Self, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Lera is looking for other descendants of Robert SLOAN b. 1776 in NC or VA, marr Margaret "Peggy" Cook 1801 in Blount County, TN, died 1845 in Murray Co., GA.Peggy COOK SLOAN died 1855 in Murray Co., GA and is supposed to be buried in Bethlehem Cem. near the Whitfield/Gordon Co. line. Who were Dr. and Mrs. J. M. SELF that Robert & Peggy SLOAN's daughter Elizabeth "Betsy" was living with in the 1850 Murray Co. census? Were they kin? Please contact Webmaster.

    To the descendants of Presley Self

    (b. 4/3/1763, d. 10/15/1855 in AL), who married Amy Gunter and was in TN approx. 1812 - do you have ANY INFORMATION about John Self, son of Presley Self ? Any information would be helpful (e.g., DOD, marriage info., etc.). He may have died in TN abt 1813. Your ancestor may have been a sibling of John Self. Please help, if you can. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Myra writes: James R. Self, b: abt 1844 in GA, d abt 1885 in Malvern, Hot Spring, AR; Mary Patterson, b: ? Malvern, Hot Spring, AR, d: abt 1885 in Malvern, Hot Spring, AR. They had my grandfather Henry Walter Self, b: Nov. 07, 1879 in Princeton, Dallas, AR and d: Nov. 03, 1922 in Eldorado, Union, AR. They also had one infant girl who died around the same time in 1885. ALSO, Henry Walter Self married Mary Ida Roberts, b: Aug. 20, 1884, d: June 09, 1962 in Gurdon, Clark, AR. She was possibly born in Brinkley, Monroe, AR. If you have information on these Selfs and their ancestry, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Shawn is looking for information on "Dock" Self. His birthdate would be around the late 1890's. He died in Shelby County, Alabama approximately 1933. He was married to Eunice Finley, who died in approximately 1935 in Jefferson County, Alabama. He served as a private in the Army in WWI and was stationed in France. Dock's mother was Mary Frances Gardner, who died in approximately 1951-1952, who was allegedly 90-100 years old when she died. She owned property in Jasper, Walker County, Alabama. Dock had a brother named William T. or Wilburn who was called "Bill." Bill's wife was named Martha. There was a sister who was an RN., and her name may have been Annie. She attended something called the Oddfellows Home. If you have any information on "Dock" Self's family and ancestry, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Rebecca is looking for the ancestry of John Self. A family Bible lists him as born on Dec. 1, 1835, possibly from around Polk County, GA. He m. Augusta Frances ("Gussie") Strickland, b. Oct. 8, 1838, a possible descendant of Robert E. Lee. John Self was raised by an Indian Chief. Cousin Rebecca's grandfather was named Jack Self, and he married Stella Mae Motes who is now 96 years old. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Patricia would like to know the ancestors of her grandfather, Charles Alf Self, born in the late 1800's in Northport (Tuscaloosa), AL. He m. at Oakman (Jasper), AL., Irene Syvila Leonard who had a twin sister named Alice. Their son, Charles Alfred Self, Jr., was born Feb. 15, 1910 in Amory, MS and married Mary Elizabeth Dial, born Oct. 4, 1909 in Birmingham (Jefferson), AL. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Linda is looking for the ancestry of Walter Self/Selph, b. May 1877 and d. Aug. 1924. He lived in VA. He apparently married his cousin, Della Rena (or Della Dale) Chenault/Chinault, b. Jan. 11, 1884 and d. Aug. 17, 1948. They had a daughter named Mary Emma. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Donna writes: I am searching for information on Isaac Self born about 1790 in Rutherford Co., NC, died about 1846 in Jefferson Co. AL. He married Nancy ?? about 1780 in Jefferson Co., AL. I have a suspesion that his father was Vincent Gardner Self. Isaac and Nancy had 11 children: >female born about 1782 >female born about 1784 >Elizabeth Self born abt. 1786 married Jacob Ware 1813 in Rhea Co. TN >Elijah Self b. abt 1788 m. Polly Henson in 1812 in Rhea Co., TN >William Self b. abt 1791 m. Rebecca Ware in 1811 in Rhea Co.,TN >Celia Self abt 1793 in NC m. Jonathon Moreland >Rebecca Self abt 1795 m. 1) Soloman Henson 2) Michael Burleson >Vincent Gardner Self ( my line) born 1795 TN 1) Louisa Loggins Jan. 1, 1819 St. Clair Co., AL. > 2) Kiszah Hughs Sept 27, 1854 Jefferson Co., AL--he died in 1861 in Selfville Blount Co.,AL >Isaac Self JR. b. abt 1800 m. 1829 Jefferson Co., AL to Patsy Miles >Job Self b.abt 1802 m. Peggy Burleson >John Self b. abt 1805 in TN m. 1) 1829 to Cassey Burleson 2) 1848 Elizabeth ?? Please contact Cousin Donna directly at either this address or this alternate address.

    Cousin Edna is looking for the ancestors of Thomas Wilson Self, b. July 5, 1837 and died Dec. 17, 1875. He m.Mar. 30, 1867, Nancy Jane (Cooper) Burnett, b. Dec. 29, 1840. Their children were: Malinda b. 1867, James William b. 1869 and d. 1922, John Thomas b. 1872, and Joseph Newton b. 1874 and d. 1950. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Glenda is seeking information on a Robert Self found in Buckingham Co Va land tax summaries and implied deeds. Had land from 1788 to l832 on the Appomattox River. Land transferred in l832 by his estate to sons Daniel, Ephraim and Joseph. Joseph Self married Sarah Gauldin da of Jacob & Rachel (Martin) Gauldin 30 July 1810, Campbell Co Va. They removed to Bath Co. Ky by l839. In the Campbell Co Va Will Book 7 (1831-1836) page 423 to wit: Judith W. Fitch....10 Feb l836/14 Mar l836.... sister Lucy Gannaway two hundred dollars. Lucy Gannaway, daughter of Woodson Gannaway, one hundred dollars. Sally Parsons one hundred dollars. NEPHEW JOSEPH SELF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. Brother James Walker four hundred dollars. Sister Frances Legrand the rest of my estate. Exor: SterlingC Anderson. Wit: R. D. Palmer and James B. Stration. Security: Ethelbert Legrand and Alexander Legrand. This estate was settled 10 February l840. Need proof of line for DAR. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Joyce writes: In some apparently unrelated material, I found the following: TABITHA SELF, b. about 1835; m. 24 June 1858 in Hot Springs County, Arkansas, to Ezra Johnson. Does anyone know anything about this Tabitha Self??? In the US Census for 1850 for Pontotoc County, MS, as a child of Isaac SELF and Sarah Elizabeth JETER is listed Tabitha SELF, age 15, b. GA. She is the child just older than my great grandfather John Self. This census record is the only reference I have found for her. I had assumed that perhaps she had died. I do know that this SELF family migrated to Sevier County, AR, by 1858. Though Hot Springs County is 3 or 4 counties northeast of Sevier County, is it possible that this Tabitha is the child of Isaac and Sarah?? I would welcome any comments or information. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Lisa has found information Mary Martha Self, born July 1888 and d. July 28, 1929 in car car crash with her son, A. J. Lee. She was the daughter of John Casper and Emily (Hutson) Self of Union County, GA. Her brothers and sisters were Dovey C. (July 1884), Sarah (1886), Marion (May 1891), Benson (Apr. 1893), John L. (Apr. 1897), and Telitha Ellen Elizabeth ("Lizzie") (Mar. 1900) whose married name was Worley. Mary Martha Self m. James Albert Lee, b. about 1870, son of Thomas J. and Mary (Self) Lee. Their children were: Earnest Emmerson Lee, b. 11-26-1918 in Forsyth County, GA and d. 6-19-1986; Ransey Lee; Millard Lee; Emery Lee; and Harley Lee. Thomas J. Lee (1855-1933/34) and Mary E. (Self) Lee (1854-    ) had other children, Louisa, Emily, and Henry.

    Now Cousin Lisa is trying to find information on Mary E. Self (1854-     ). She was the sister of John Casper Self, and her parents were John J. and Margaret (Daniel) Self. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Evelyn is searching for information on her grandmother, Anna Lourena Selph, b. 19 Mar 1849 in Dover, Stewart County, TN. She was the sister of Robert Selph, also born in Dover. They were children of Henry Self, b. 1816. She m. Franklin Alonzeo Dunbar 22 Jul 1874 in Madison County, IL. She died in Kirkwood, MO on 8 Jun 1900. She went by the name "Lourena." Can anyone provide a record that shows the sibling relationship between Lourena and Robert Selph. Please contact Webmaster.

    Seek contact with cousins / descendants of the persons named in the FGS below.


    Born 1890 in Sabine Parish, LA; died 1969 in Florien, Sabine Parish, LA (SSDI); ma. Elsie Elnora Green, born 1893 in Van Buren, Crawford Co., AR; died 1986 in Leesville, Vernon Parish, LA (SSDI). She was a daughter of Francis "Frank" Green (mother unknown) born 1858 in Erie, Erie Co., PA; died after 1949 in Leesville, Vernon Parish, LA. (Details about David and Elsie Self’s children from 20 Oct. 1949 letter written from Florien, LA by Elsie Green Self to her cousin, from the SSDI file, and from Laselfs.doc file.)


    1. Edna Margaret b. 1913, res. 1949 near Jack, Floyd, and Pete in Rio Grand Valley, TX; no ch. 2. Raymond Ralph ("Jack") b. 1915, d. 1968 in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA (SSDI); ma., 2 ch. 3. Mildred Frances ("Hazel") b. 1917, res. 1949 in CA; ma., 3 ch. 4. Eva Elnora b. 1919, res. 1949 in Florien, Sabine Parish, LA; ma., 4 ch. 5. Floyd Wilson b. 1921, serving in Navy Air Corps, 1949; d. 1977 (SSDI); ma., 2 ch. 6. Gerald Lamar ("Pete") b. 1930, res. 1949 in Rio Grand Valley, TX, "ruff necking" (oil fields) Please contact Cousin Mary.

    Cousin Michele writes: I am looking for information on Elijah SELF b. 1783 in SC. He married Sarah FLETCHER b. 1800 in SC. They had 13 children: 1) Coby b. 1812 d. 1858 (I am also looking for information on Coby, he married Mary in IL. He might have been called "Erby"; 2) Amon b. 1818 d. 1892; 3) Andrew Jackson b. 1818 d. 1870; 4) Female b. 1822; 5) Kasarah Waunita b. 1826 ( I am also looking for information on Kasarah she married Mike BULL); 6) Sarah; 7) Gabriel; 8) Female; 9) Elizabeth; 10) Nathan; 11) Cynthia; 12) Edythia; 13) Allan. Coby and Mary had 10 children, I am looking for information on Samuel b. 1840 d. 1900 married Marie CLARK in 1869. I need proof of his death, the family story says he died of Bubonic Plague. If anyone has any informationon Elijah, Coby, Kesarah or Samuel please contact me.

    Cousin Richard would like to verify the ancestry of William Self (d. 1791 in Cumberland County, VA) who m. Hannah --- and had children William, Keziah, Jinne, Jemima, Frances Anne, Sarah, Susannah, and Thomas. He can share information on the family of Frances Anne (Self) Ramsey. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousins Tammy and Pat have asked the ultimate question: Does anyone know any more about the ancestry of our US Progenitor, "Olde" Robert Selfe, born about 1637 and d. 1716? We're still looking for that link to our cousins in the UK. Please contact Webmaster.

    on Samuel Self and wife Elsie
    and on Job Self and wife Mary of New Madrid, MO
    Please contact

    Cousin Don is looking for a Sarah F. Self who married William Robinson ca 1870. She may have died ca 1884. Think they had three daughters, one of which was Margaret Mitilda "Mattie" who married a Mr. McClure in Archer County, TX ca. 1890. Other daughters may have been Mary Emma and Pasha. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Roni is looking for ancestors of Ellen G. Self, b. 3/17/1841 Buncomb Co., N.C. She married J. Marion Roberson who was born 2/8/1837 also Buncomb Co., N.C. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Marv would like to find the ancestry of his grandfather, William Adelbert Self, born in IA in 1880 and died in 1971. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Carrie is looking for the father of John W. Self, born in Fountain County, IN and d. Apr. 1, 1888 in Polk County, MO. John W. Self m. 1866 in Polk County, MO., Ellen Murphy, daughter of Alfred Murphy (b. 1804 in KY and d. July 1963 in Polk County, MO) and his wife, Katherine, b. 1820 in OH and d. Dec. 1866 in Polk County, MO). John W. and Ellen (Murphy) Self had two known children, Susannah Bell who m. Elmer Daylong; and Lulia Ellen, b. Mar. 9, 1877 in Bates County, MO., who m. Charles Morton. Information on both the Self and Murphy lines would be appreciated. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Theresa is looking for information on Seth Parker Self of Floyd County, GA. He m. Callie Mae Gilliam in 1852 and had a son named Wiley Parker Self. Wiley Self m. Sep. 9, 1876 in Floyd County, GA., Mary Kathleen ("Tannie") Chapman and had seven children: Will, b. 1875; Mel, b. 1877; Ab, b.1879, Richard Furman, b. Nov. 15, 1881, Lucy, b. 1883, Maggie Mae, b. 1885, and Mary, b. 1887. Cousin Theresa has Maggie Mae Self b. in 1896 in Rome Georgia. She would like to confirm the right birthdate for Maggie, as well as birth and death dates for Maggie's relatives and the ancestry of Seth Parker Self. Maggie Mae Self married Benjamen Edward Parker abt.1917. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Selma is interested in gathering infomation on in members of the Self Family in Georgia that might know of a farm in either Farmington, GA., of Fannin, GA that was owned by The Self Family in mid 1800's. She is also seeking information on her great grandparents; (Webbon Self Sr., my grandfathers parents.) The Self Family and the Guest Family from GA. were most likely neighbors. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Ron writes:
    I am interested in finding ancestors/siblings of Mary Delilia Self, born October 21, 1820 in Alabama(?), married John Bull about 1849 in Texas/Arkansas, lived in Sebastian County Arkansas from abt 1849 - Jan 10, 1895, buried Bull Family Cemetery, Dayton Sebastian County Arkansas. I have several decendents from this family.
    I am also interested in finding ancestors/siblings of Jesse Self, born abt 1782, in NC, married Mary Narramore Feb 6, 1812 in Bledsoe, TN. They lived in Walker County Georgia 1840-18-68, Jesse may have died in Catoosa, GA in 1868, and is buried somewhere in Walker County Georgia. I have some of the decensdents of this familyu that moved to Scott County Arkansas about 1870. My direct line is Joseph L., his daughters Susan Elizabeth & Margaret Ellen married into two different lines of my family. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Kay is trying to find the ancestry of Julia Self who lived in the Guilford/Forsyth County area of NC. Although she may never have married, she had at least two sons: Columbus Self; and William Romulus ("Rom") Self (Aug. 2, 1865 - June 10, 1922). William married (or lived with) Lizzie Parrish, and they had at least two children, Henry and Frances (female), who were stillborn. Their names are spelled "Henery" and "Fransis" on their tombstones. Lizzie became ill, and a woman named Laura Ann Perdue came to live with the family and care for her. She eventually had 17 children by William Romulus Self. One was Julia Louise Self, b. June 20, 1900. If you have any information about this interesting family, please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Bill writes: I'm looking for additional information about cousin Doris Adele Selph or her descendants, if any. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, December 25, 1904. Her parents were William Edward Selph and Edith Peck Loder. Doris married a Phillip Drake in Maplewood, NJ, Nov. 28, 1925. In 1926, she lived Morristown, NJ. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Ruth's grandfather is Lyle Paul Self, from Huntington Beach, CA. He married my grandmother, Hazel Ruth Wise, in OK in 1936. My dad, Paul Reed Self was their only child, born April 1938. His parents divorced shortly after his birth. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Tommie is looking for information on Harbird Benjamin Self, b. May 15, 1878, son of George Thomas and Mary Frances (Hull) Self. Harbird Self m. Oct. 8, 1907 in KY., Amanda Davenport Joyce. She would like to find his siblings and children. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Larry writes: I have an ellusive Susan Self b Oct l828 VA, d l905 nr Taylorsville, Spencer Co, KY, she m l846 Spencer Co, KY to Joseph Shields l806-l885, whose parents came from Loudoun Co, VA. We have no trace of Susan's family. None appear to be near in KY. It was probably an "arranged" marriage and of some relation to Joseph''s parents: Francis & Nancy ( ) Shields. She may have come from Loudoun Co, VA. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Morris is looking for the ancestors of Lackey William Self, born before 1780, possibly in MO., and living in Clark County, AR before 1830 (by way of TN). The name is also written sometimes as "Lockey" or "Lockley." His children were: Forgus b. ABT 1810; Lewis b. ABT 1815; David b. 1815; William Daniel b. 1823; Nancy b. Mar. 1, 1828; and Samuel b. ABT 1830. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Donald is looking for siblings, parents, ancestry of Maria/Mariah/Marion Adaline Self b. ca. 1842 In. (don't know where in In.) married 10/13/1861 Morgan Co., In. to Wm. Henry Whitesett/Whitsitt. They had 4 children... 1. Emma Zetta b. 6/ /1866 In.; 2. Leota b. ca. 1869/70 Il.; 3. Oscar b. 3/ /1871 In.; 4. twin to Oscar Orley b. 3/ /1871 In. Maria died sometime in 1878, buried where? around Paragon, Martinsville, Morgan Co., In. area. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Wayne would like to find the birth and death dates for Hurstle Erwin Self, son of Clifton Jefferson and Elizabeth (Johnson) Self. Hurstle was probably born in OK and was the 3rd great grandson of Job Self of MO. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Eugene is looking of information about Sarah Susan Self (Selph), my gg-grandmother. The only info I have is she married Silas Little White in Green Co., MO. in 1853. They had at least one son , Silas Lee White b. 22 Apr 1863 in Webb City or Webster, Mo. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Nancy is looking for information re Wm Self b. Montgomery Co Md about 1770. He was married to Dorcas? and eventually came to Hocking Co Oh. Any information on this gentleman would be appreciated. Please contact Webmaster.

    Cousin Eleanor is looking for information on the family of George and Bessie (Thomas) Self who lived in the area around King George County, VA and Washington, D.C. Bessie was the sister of Eva Gertrude Thomas (1893-1925) who married William Randolph Jones (1890-1954) and had several children including a son named Julius. After Eva (Thomas) Jones died of TB, Julius was adopted by his aunt and uncle, George and Bessie Self. He was killed when a bulldozer ran over him in D.C. Please contact Webmaster.


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