- Birth Date
- 2 January 1830
- Death Date
- 6 May 1891
William, his wife Elizabeth, children Mary Ann, William and Moroni came from England in 1864 on the ship Hudson.
He came with his family. His death date is confirmed by his obituary.
- Age at Departure: 34
- Head of Household
- Aveson, Mary Ann Rawlings, Reminiscences, in Gladys Rawlings Lemmon, Comp. A History of the Richard Rawlings Family: Ancestors—Descendants,, 98-101.
- Aveson, Robert, "Reminiscences of the Long Journey from England to 'The Valley' in the Sixties ," Deseret Evening News, 3 Jan. 1920, sec. 4, p. 6.
- "Death of William Davis," The Wasatch Wave 12 May 1891, .
- "Deaths," The Deseret News, 30 May 1891, 735.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "List of Immigrants," Deseret News, 19 October 1864, 2.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.