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Stoneman, Dean Clark, 1930-1989



Dean and his brother Gene, born June 12, 1930, were twins and the eighth/ninth surviving children of Ernest and Hattie Stoneman. He had his wife, Faye Cooper, had five children: Teresa, Darrell, Debbie, Laurel, and Julia. He was nicknamed "Crazy Legs"because he often liked to leave the stage as a performer and dance with a girl in the audience. Dean passed away February 28, 1989.

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

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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