- Birth Date
- 30 August 1841
- Death Date
- 2 June 1917
He came from England with his parents and family.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate and the inscription on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 21
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census, Summit County.
- Hodson, William, Autobiography, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 3, box 4, fd. 5, item 9, 2.
- Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia , 2:264.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- "William Hodson, a Utah Pioneer, Dead," Ogden Standard, 2 June 1917, 13.