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 Can I restore individual files, from any date, from a server backup?

No. These kinds of backups are for entire hosting accounts only and must be done by server admin....

 How can I create a backup of my MySQL database/s?

In your cPanel Control Panel click on Backup then click on Download an SQL Database Backup....

 How can I create my own backup of my website?

This option in your cPanel control panel allows you to compress your directories and/or files...

 How do I restore from a backup I made this way of my web site or my MySQL database?

In your cPanel Control Panel click on Backup then choose Restore for whichever type of restore...

 When I downloaded my backup it came as a .tar.gz or a .tar.tar file. How do I open this so I can select individual files I want to restore on my own via FTP?

If the file came as a .tar.tar, you must rename it to something.tar.gz -- with a .tar.gz...