- Birth Date
- 1 January 1819
- Death Date
- 28 September 1864
William with wife Louisa and 5 children Martha, Richard. Ann. Margaret and James; from Wales; surname is "Howells" in Journal History and on the 1861 ship Manchester manifest, and "Howels" in Homer Duncan, Journal.
Birth and death dates are confirmed by his burial records. Find A Grave website has his birth date as 12 August 1819.
- Age at Departure: 42
- Head of Household
- Duncan, Homer, Report of Elder Homer Duncan's Mission to England in the years 1860 and 1861.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- John, David, Journals, 1856-1908, reel 1, vol. 1, 253-64.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13 September 1861, 4.
- Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946.