Creator

Date Original

1869-1873

Description

Collection contains two contracts with D.B. Harrison regarding cultivation of crops and fencing.

Biographical/Historical Note

Pemelia (Pamelia) A. Halley Gaines Stall was born in Virginia in 1816 and died in 1888 in Scott County, Arkansas. She and her first husband, James Foster Gaines (Gains) moved from Fayette County, Tennessee in 1837 to Parks, Arkansas. They had at least five children and owned several hundred acres of land in Scott County. She and her husband established White Methodist Church in Parks in the late 1830s, supposedly the first Methodist church in Scott County. A new building, built in 1852, was credited to her leadership as well. Mr. Gaines died in 1853 and she remarried an unknown Stall. At the time of her 1888 death, she was living with her daughter, Victoria Jameson. She is buried in the Jameson/Gaines family cemetery in Scott County, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.036.017

Resource Type

Text

Collection

P.F. Stall and D.B. Harrison agreement, SMC.036.017

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

P.F. Stall and D.B. Harrison agreement, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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