PEARCE, Gabriel S. (d. 1921)

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Veteran Dies in Fall

Owensboro, Ky., June 22 – Gabriel S. PEARCE, 79 years old, fell from a load of hay at his home in McLean county today and struck on his head, breaking his neck.  He died instantly.  When the horses hitched to the wagon suddenly started Mr. PEARCE, who was standing on the hay, lost his balance and fell.  He served in the Union army during the Civil War.

Source: Lexington Herald Newspaper; June 23, 1921

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