- Birth Date
- 17 May 1841
- Death Date
- 13 March 1920
William, his wife Robina Gowers, children William, James and Robina, brother Alexander came from Scotland in 1868 on the ship Emerald Isle. Their surname is spelled "Meyes" on the 1868 passanger list of the ship Emerald Isle. His birth date and death date are confirmed by the dates recorded on his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 27
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census.
- “Captain E. T. Mumford, list of passengers, 1868.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 2, Folder 13)
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Francis A. Brown Journal, 1867 September – 1868 September.
- "Names of Passengers in Captain Mumford's Train," Deseret News, 23 September 1868, 1.
- Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
- Utah Death Certificates.