Pleasant Francis Self Sr.

27 November 1861–9 March 1945 (Age 83)
St. Clair, Alabama, United States

The Life of Pleasant Francis

When Pleasant Francis Self Sr. was born on 27 November 1861, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States, his father, William Moore Self, was 28 and his mother, Cansada Harriet Crump, was 28. He married Eleanor Margaret McBrayer on 15 November 1885, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 March 1945, in his hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Odenville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Francis Self Sr.
1861–1945
Eleanor Margaret McBrayer
1865–1948
Marriage: 15 November 1885
Eugenia Self
1887–1960
Emmia Self
1888–
Samuel William SELF
1888–1927
Ebenezer G Self
1890–1962
Edward Self
1890–
John Barnes Self
1891–1961
Noel Lewis Self
1893–1977
Pleasent Francis SELF Jr.
1894–1989
Reuben Self
1896–1989
Dewitt William Self Sr.
1898–1973
Lydia Self
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 November 1885
St. Clair, Alabama, United States
children

(11)

    Eugenia Self

    Female1887–1960Female

    Emmia Self

    Female1888–Female

    Samuel William SELF

    Male1888–1927Male

    Male1890–1962Male

    Edward Self

    Male1890–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1833–1885Male

    Cansada Harriet Crump

    Female1833–1900Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 4

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Saulf, Old English Sǣwulf, composed of the elements sǣ ‘sea’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pleas F Self, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pleasant Self in household of William Self, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pleasant Self, "United States Census, 1900"

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