Eliphalet Pearce

Sangamo Journal Sep. 4, 1845, page 2 column 2

We understand that Mr. Eliphalet Pearce, of Menard county, aged about 60 years, died on Thursday last, from the effects of a blow on the head, inflicted with a clapboard by a lad named Parker, who gave himself up to the proper officers and was admitted to bail.

Contributed by Matthew Ferricks