William Saunders obit 1924pd
NEWS NOTES (Advocate) * William Scott Saundors, one of the pioneers of the Mendocino coast, answered the final summons at his home in this city, Tuesday, September 2. Mr, Saunders was born in New Hampshire, March 30, 1849, and at the time of his death had attained the age of 75 years. He came to California in 1874 and ! for a time was engaged in farming j near Vacaville. He came to the i Mendocino coast in 1879 and landed I first at Cuffey's Cove, where he was I employed. From that place he went I to Kibesillah where in 1S83 he and ' Mrs. Saunders were married by Judge F. A. Whipple, For several years Mr. Saunders was planer boss in the old Ten Mile mill, located on Mill Gulch. In 188^? with his family he moved to this city and was the first planer boss in the mill which was built about that time by C. R. Johnson In this city. After giving up mill work, Mr. Saunders was actively engaged in business until a few years ago when he retired. * He leaves to mour^ his passing, his wife, two daufibters, Mrs. Clara Mehtlan and Mrs. Leona Brown and four sons, Walter, Albert and James of this city and Elmer of Crockett, and a brother, Walter, the only aur- vlving member of his paternal family, who resides in Quebec.