- Birth Date
- 4 July 1843
- Death Date
- 15 October 1914
William and his brother, James, traveled with their sister, Janet Collie Sutherland, and her husband, Daniel Heber Sutherland. Their parents died prior to departure of the overland journey.
- Age at Departure: 8
- 1860 Kansas Census
- "2nd Company," Deseret News, 18 September 1852, 2.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 8.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933.