- Birth Date
- 14 March 1804
- Death Date
- 3 June 1893
William's family came from Scotland. They crossed the Atlantic on the ship Thornton in 1856. Ann and Mary Garvey traveled with his family. In the 1860 Utah census the family name is spelled "Michie.
- Age at Departure: 55
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News, 24 August 1859, 197.
- McKay, Williamena McKay, A short story of the life of Williamena McKay McKay, in Nora Crystal Hall Lund, Biographies collection [ca. 1950-1983], reel 2, 2.
- McKay, Williamena McKay, Autobiographical sketch, 1915, 2-3.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.