Callaway Weekly Gazette, Feb 25, 1881,
Ham's Prarie - On last Saturday evening the remains of George C. Fletcher were brought to the family cemetery for internment. He had been ill for some time with typhoid fever. He was about 24 yers of age.
Callaway Weekly Gazette, March 4, 1881,
Feb 18, 1881, near Fulton, Callaway county, George Collier Fletcher, son of Albert and Judy A. Fletcher, aged 23 years, 10 months and 18 days.