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This instrument belonged to the current owner's mother, who had inherited it through her grandfather's family (Edwards). The Edwards family had immigrated to North Carolina and eventually to Lincoln County, Tennessee.
This instrument was strung by Henry Beckman with piano wire. It was found in a house that was built in 1895 on Chesum Creek, in western Lawrence County. A log house was at this location before the 1895 house was built, a homestead of the current…
David Schnaufer acquired this instrument in May of 2005 through an online auction on eBay. It appears to be a mid- to late 19th century instrument.