- Birth Date
- 11 May 1817
- Death Date
- 23 October 1895
William Goates Sr.
William, his wife Susan, children Sarah Ann, Martha and Joseph sailed to America in 1852 on the ship Ellen Maria.
- Age at Departure: 34
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census, Utah County.
- Gardner, Hamilton. History of Lehi: Including a Biographical Section (Salt Lake City: The Lehi Pioneer Committee, 1913), 383.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852.
- "List of Persons Sent from Great Britain by the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Co., in the Months of January and February 1852, by Franklin D. Richards Agent at Liverpool," Deseret News, 21 August 1852, 3.
- "Obituary Notes," Deseret News, 9 November 1895, 672.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 305.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 5.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.