After the death of his wife, "Ellen" Sarah Ellen KINSELL-GARDNER, in Nebraska in 1918, William moved to the Los Angeles, California area to be near his sister "Nettie" Jeanette GARDNER-MASON-SUDERLAND.
William died in the United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located in Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California.
Unit: 116th Illinois Infantry
Height: 5' 3"
Marital Status: Single
Birth Place: Stirling Shire, Scotland
Service Entry Age: 22
Service Entry Date: Aug 11, 1862
Service Entry Place: Cheneys Grove, IL
Joined By Whom: L N Bishop
Period: 3 YRS
Muster In Date: Sep 6, 1862
Muster In Place: Decatur, IL
Remarks: Promoted Sergeant & 1SGT & 1LT & COMMISSIONED CAPTAIN
Residence Place: Cheneys Grove, McLean CO, IL
Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls
Jeanette Gardner Mason Sutherland
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