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‘The Stobb Family Band’ and house dances


‘The Stobb Family Band’ and house dances
“The Stobb Family Band” and kinfolk


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Rainy Days and Starry Nights
July 13, 2011
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There were lots of house dances in Wilson County in the “olden days,” in the 1940s and way before that. Back when life was simple, people made their own recreation. They worked all week, usually from daylight to dark, ate supper, and were so tired they went to bed. Then they got up in the morning and did the same thing over again. It was called “making a living.”  . . .

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Elaine K.  
Floresville  
December 29, 2013 8:00pm
 
Lois, This was a nice read ... I don't remember house dances, but I certainly remember the days when the "whole family" went to the dances and the little ones would falls asleep on a pallet or blanket beneath the ... More ›

 
Henry Stobbs  
Tiffin, OH  
December 27, 2013 9:54pm
 
Wow! Louis, Oscar and and Robert Stobb were my Grand Uncles, sons of my Great Grandfather John and grandmother Augusta Albertine (Spremberg) Stobb. Great Grandpa Stobb was born in Garkau, East Prussia in 1832, came to Texas ... More ›

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