The Grandfathers
Vol.I, The Hall and Overstreet Families
Carrol Carman Hall, Springfield, IL, 1981

Page 277

A Family Orchestra

"In E.B. Hall's family (Elisha Banks Halls, 1824-1902) George, Arthur and Minnie all played the violin. Anna played a small harp and my Dad played what they called a 'juice Harp,' they also had their own little dance band. My Dad (John) done most of the calling for square dances, he also loved to sing….Arthur and my Dad both loved to jig…."

--- contributed by Mrs. Wayne Owens, Granada, Minn. Mrs. Owens is descended from Elisha Hall, 1783 - 1838, brother of Abner Hall. She is in line of descent from Nancy Overstreet, 1793 - 1862.



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