Born 2nd August 1880 in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
Married in 1903 to Maude Dorothea Swain.
Buried: Union Cemetery, Cramahe Twp, Northumberland Cty, Ont., Canada
William was a dairy and fruit farmer
in Colborne, Ontario. They were methodists.
He was known in the family as King Billie.
His generosity was legendary, with huge extended family groups at the dinner table.