- Birth Date
- 8 December 1857
- Death Date
- 16 August 1935
William was indirectly listed in the company roster in William Chipman's notebook under his father John Gage.
More research needed concerning William's date of birth as secondary and indirect sources are inconsistent, and imply that he was born sometime between 1857 and 1860. Birth date listed above reflects family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org.
- Age at Departure: 8
- 1900 United States Federal Census.
- 1910 United States Federal Census
- 1920 United States Federal Census
- 1930 United States Federal Census
- "Passenger List: of Cap. W. Chipman's Train," Deseret News, 26 September 1866, 5.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 314.
- Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960
- William H. Chipman notebook, 1866.