- Birth Date
- 26 October 1815
- Death Date
- 24 September 1907
He came with 7 people, including his uncle David. William was re-baptized at Salt Lake City.
- Age at Departure: 35
- Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- Bishop's transcripts for Aston-Rowant, 1639-1871/Church of England. Parish of Aston-Rowant (Oxfordshire).
- John D. T. McAllister journals, 1851-1906, Reminiscences, 1851-1853, 6-7.
- Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.
- William Thorn, Life sketch, reel 12, box 16, fd. 11, item 8, 5.