Hattie Stoneman was the daughter of of John William Frost (1866-1952) and Martha Ann "Pattie" Melton (1870-1959). She was born September 28, 1900 and died July 22, 1968. She married Ernest Van Stoneman on November 10, 1918. She was the mother of 23 children, 15 of whom survived. An accomplished musician in her own right, she encouraged her husband's musical career.