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SURNAME "SELF" OF ALABAMA Updated November 9, 2000
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MY FATHERS NAME WAS HUGH VAN SELF. HE MOVED TO DETROIT MICHIGAN MANY,MANY (40 SOMETHING?)YEARS AGO. HE AND MY MOTHER WERE DIVORCED WHEN I WAS A CHILD AND THROUGHOUT MY LIFE, I NEVER SAW MUCH OF HIM. MY MOTHERS NAME WAS JEWELL (KILGORE). MY FATHER PASSED AWAY DECEMBER 24, 1999 IN A NURSING HOME IN (OR AROUND) ATLANTA, GA. MY MOTHER PASSED AWAY JANUARY 3, 1994. ALL I KNOW ABOUT MY FATHERS FAMILY IS THAT HIS FATHERS NAME WAS ELMER AND HIS MOTHERS NAME WAS OLA (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). DADDY LIVED IN GEORGIA QUITE A FEW YEARS IN HIS LATER YEARS. HE WAS ALSO MARRIED TO ELLA MAE (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). SHE IS BURIED IN JASPER, TENNESSEE. DADDY WAS CREAMATED SHORTLY AFTER DEATH AND IS TO BE BURIED IN JASPER, TN ALONGSIDE ELLA MAE, THIS SATURDAY JANUARY 15, 2000. I RECALL HEARING ABOUT ONE BROTHER ON MY DADDY'S SIDE AND HIS NAME WAS HOWARD. I BELEIVE HE WAS KILLED WHILE IN THE MILITARY?