- Birth Date
- 19 December 1815
- Death Date
- 29 December 1891
In the 1850 Utah census William and his family appear in Iron County. William is the twin brother of Isaac "Laney."
- Age at Departure: 31
- Head of Household
- 1850 Utah Census, Iron County.
- Edward Hunter and Jacob Foutz letter to Brigham Young in Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1830-2008, 17 August 1847, 5-6.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 23.
- Leany, William, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 114, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.
- Leany, William, Autobiography, 1888, part 2, 12.
- "The Late William Leany," Deseret Evening News , 13 Jan. 1892, 5.
- Utah Cemetery Inventory