- Born: 29 Mar 1828, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England
- Marriage: Ann COCK on 7 Jul 1850 in Somerset, England
- Died: 22 Nov 1905, Mount Etna, Adams, Iowa at age 77
Cause of his death was Heart Attack.
Rachel Burton referred to it as neuralgia of the heart. He had had chest pains for a couple of weeks before he died. A doctor was called but felt it was nothing serious.
William married Ann COCK, daughter of Matthew COCK and Ann BEARD, on 7 Jul 1850 in Somerset, England. (Ann COCK was born on 27 Nov 1832 in West Pennard, G.Somertshire, England and died on 16 Feb 1870 in Sabula, Jackson, Iowa.)