Obituary in "The Aegis and Intelligencer" Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland May 1900, Copy in Harford Co. Library Dec 1947. N.B. Tombstone date: May 21, 1900
Mr. George K. Pearce died at his home near Reckord, on Monday morning of paralysis, in the sixty third year of his age. He had eaten a hearty meal on Friday and started out toward the barn. He did not return and about dark his wife becoming alarmed went in search of him and found him lying upon the ground unconscious and paralyzed. He was immediately removed to the house but was beyond human aid. His widow, three sons, Misters George, Dennis and Parker Pearce and five daughters, Mrs. William Bell, Mrs. Herman Rufenacht, Mrs. William Francis and Misses Amsey and Mamie Pearce survive him. His funeral took place on Wednesday. Burial was in the cemetery at the Fork Christian Church, Baltimore County.
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