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From: SUE Tait <>
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] Catskill Mountain Musicteers or
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 20:26:48 -0400
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WOW how very interesting. Thanks for the names. My husbands family is from the Millbrrok area so I will run these names past some of his family. You do not happen to know of any bands of the Gilboa/Prattsville area or surrounding communities do you.............Hobart or Stamford for example?

Thanks so much and enjoy the evening
Sue> From: > To: > Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 22:45:33 +0000> Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] Catskill Mountain Musicteers or> > > After WWII my dad and uncles played in bands around the Margaretville area, and traveling up to 30-40 miles. They played at bar dances, schools etc, sometimes 3-4 nights a week. I remembering listening to them practicing when I was a kid. They ended in the early 60's and just played at family get togethers after that, but what great memories.> They were known as the Country Boys, but also played with other bands from> time to time. Here are some names:> George Hendricks (Dad) > Lavern Hendricks ( Uncle )> Everett Platt ( Uncle )> Frank Constable, Dr. Gilbert Palen, Hilt Kelly (Cousin & still Plays) Welton Platt & more......> We are related to the Kittles of Millbrook and they were big time fiddlers of the area in the early 1900's.> Also My Great Grandfather was one of the founders of the Margaretville Brass Band of the 1900-1930 era....> YT, George Hendricks Jr.> > > -----Original Message-----> From: > Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2008 9:07 AM> To: > Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] Catskill Mountain Musicteers or> > I will ask. Delhi, Meredith area I think.> > Bonnie> > > > **************Looking for simple solutions to your real-life financial > challenges? Check out WalletPop for the latest news and information, tips and > calculators. (http://www.walletpop.com/?NCID=emlcntuswall00000001)>; To contact list administrator send email to > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message> > > To contact list administrator send email to > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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