Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

William D. Dillavou

Admission Date: August 8, 1914 - age 68

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: May 6, 1846, Randolph County, Indiana

Service: Civil War, 145th Illinois Infantry, Co. G, Private

Disability: Old age

Pension: $15.00 per month, # not given; possible number - William D. Dillavon - #764871

Death: June 15, 1925, in hospital

Family Members: No wife; Eight children, ages 25 to 43

Doctor: Dr. Bert Smith, Surgeon

Occupation: Farmer

Notes: His application said 'no wife,' his first wife having died in 1908.  By the time he died in 1925, he had a wife living with him at the home., Louisa (Goodman) Dillavou, who discharged herself from the home two months after he died.

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