- Birth Date
- 15 January 1831
- Death Date
- 3 March 1913
William received a Patriarchal Blessing from Isaac Morely at Fort Herriman, Utah on 3 November 1854. His name first appears in the records of the Utah Territorial Militia at Fillmore, Millard County on 28 April 1855. At the time of the 1856 Utah Territorial census he was still in Millard County.
- Age at Departure: 23
- 1856 Utah Census, Millard County
- Arthur P. Welchman reminiscences and diary, circa 1854-1917, Volume 1, 14-25.
- Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.
- "Washington Lafayette Jolley," In Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel database.