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Stoneman, Donna



  • Existence: 1934-


Donna LaVerne Stoneman, born February 7, 1934, is the eleventh surviving child of Ernest and Hattie Stoneman. She married, then divorced, Bob Bean. She had no children. She was an accomplished mandolin player and was referred to as "Little Dancin' Donna" because she would often dance while playing the mandolin on stage. She became a minister after accepting Christ and performed music while working as a missionary.

"The Stonemans: An Appalachian Family and the Music that Shaped Their Lives" by Ivan M. Tribe (1993).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stoneman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0697
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and personal records of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman; his wife, Hattie Frost Stoneman; and children, Eddie, Grace, John, Patsy, Billy, Jack, Gene, Dean, Scotty, Donna, Jimmy, Roni, and Van, whose music careers spanned eight decades. The collection includes audiocassettes, autobiographical sketches, awards, business records, CDs and DVDs, contracts, correspondence, discographies, documentary material for and final draft of "The Stonemans: An Appalachian...
Dates: 1924-2008