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 Harriet “Hattie” <I>Frost</I> Stoneman

Harriet “Hattie” Frost Stoneman

Birth
Pipers Gap, Carroll County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jul 1976 (aged 75)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Stoneman Family Plot
Memorial ID 13791552 · View Source
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Country Musician. Also known as 'Mom,' she was a member of the famous musical group, 'The Stonemans' (or The Stoneman Family), which also included her husband, Ernest V. 'Pop' Stoneman and six of her 14 children. The family of musicians became one of the most famous family bands after there already famous mother and father joined the act. Originally known as 'The Blue Grass Champs,' they got there start by winning the Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts in the 1950s. They later went onto more popularity when they went to Washington, D.C. and played in that area for awhile. After there father joined them the family went onto numerous television appearances including making there debut on the Grand Ole Opry in 1962. They played regularly at the famous Black Poodle in Nashville, Tennessee, and released there first hit, 'Tupelo Country Jail,' in 1966, which became a Top 40 hit. This was followed by the Top 30 hit, 'The Five Little Johnson Girls,' and the Top 50 hit, 'Christopher Robin,' which was there last. In 1968, the family patriarch Ernest V.'Pop' Stoneman died and he was replaced in the group by his daughter Patsy. The group continued to record up into the 1970s, but later went into retirement. The family's other recordings include, 'Orange Blossom Special,' 'Little Maggie,' 'Mule Skinner Blues,' '100 Years Ago,' 'On The Banks Of The Wabash,' 'The Pal Of Mine,' 'Lee Highway Blues,' 'Wild Bill Hickok,' 'The Sinking Of The Titanic,' and 'The Wreck Of The Number.' Also a solo artist on the Folkways Record Label, she married 'Pop' in 1918, and the two were married for over 50 years before his death in 1968. On July 22, 1976, she passed away at the age of 75, and was buried with her husband in the family plot in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 30 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13791552
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet “Hattie” Frost Stoneman (28 Sep 1900–22 Jul 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13791552, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .