Creator

Date Original

1842-1901

Description

This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, photographs, family history materials, and licenses.

Biographical/Historical Note

Stephen K. Stone, 1819-1909, was the son of Parker F. Stone and Kindness Hicks Stone. Stephen K., a Fayetteville, Arkansas, merchant and capitalist, came to Arkansas in 1840. He began his career as a clerk in a dry goods store and later became a farmer. In 1845 he opened his own dry goods store, which he operated until his death. Stone was a leading citizen of Fayetteville and invested in construction and land improvement in the area. On September 23, 1842, he married Amanda M. Brodie. Stephen and Amanda were the parents of seven children: Mary Albright, Stephen R., Benjamin H., William C., Ludowick, Amanda M., and Albert Brodie.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00281

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Stone-Askew papers, MG.00281

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Stone-Askew papers, 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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