- Birth Date
- 18 November 1815
- Death Date
- 24 November 1879
William initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the 1847 Brigham Young Company and was part of the 4th Company of Ten led by Luke Johnson, according to the company rosters and many journals.
- Age at Departure: 31
- Albert P. Rockwood journals, 1847-1853, Journal, 1847 April-July.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Heber C. Kimball journal in Heber C. Kimball papers, 1837-1866.
- Millen Atwood journal, 1847 April-July.
- Thomas Bullock journals, 1843-1849, Journal, 1847 April-June.
- William Clayton diaries, 1846-1853, Folder contents: (2) Volume 2, 1847.