“Marion remembers her father played the fife, the flute and the recorder. She has pictures of him in a band uniform. She believes it was a Red Hook Band.”
-"Home and Vicinity," Red Hook Journal (Red Hook, NY), May 30, 1884.
Red Hook Journal, an independent Local Family Newspaper. May 30th 1884: "Among the new members of the Red Hook Cornet Band are Cotting, W. S. Teator and Kerly, all of Upper Red Hook. Some new instruments are to be purchased soon. The band never was in a more flourishing condition than now.”
Losee, Jon. "William Seward Teator (1860-1930)," William Teator Genealogy Folder, Historic Red Hook Archives, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook, NY.