Plummer Pearce Book (1811 – 1856)

Gerald Leonard and Pattie Neal Hunt provided me a copy of the Plummer Pearce Book (1811 – 1856). Reverend Plummer Pearce was my 3rd Great Grandfather. He lived in Franklin County, North Carolina; married Martha Ann Leonard in March 1833; and his parents were John Pearce (1776 – 1831) and Rebecca Allen (1764 – 1869). […]

Sarah Alexander Pearce (Aug 1919 to Apr 2015)

My 95-year-old grandmother Sarah Alexander Pearce recently died. She was the genealogist of our family, leaving me big shoes to fill (and lots of research to review). Here are some photos from her funeral as well as her obituary. Funeral Photos Obituary Sarah Alexander Pearce Father: Samuel Irvin Alexander b: 1 Aug 1884 in Lemley, […]

Irv Pearce receives William H. Deitrick Service Medal

While I’ve twice had a job title with the word “architect” in it (Content Architect and Enterprise Architect), my dad is the real deal — you know, the kind of architect that designs buildings. Two weeks ago, my father Irvin Pearce received the AIA (American Institute of Architects) North Carolina William H. Deitrick Service Medal. […]

Irv Pearce becomes president of AIA North Carolina

My father Irvin Pearce was recently elected president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NC) for the year 2012. He’s been an architect all of his life. As a founding principal of the Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee architecture firm, you’ll find his name etched on many building cornerstones […]