William was born before 1783, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Anne un, whom he married in BEF 1798. The place has not been found. Their seven known children were Elizabeth (<1798-?), Anne (<1800-?), Sarah (<1803->1861), Rebecca (<1805-?), Mary Ann (<1807-?), Richard (<1810-?) and Thomas (<1812-?).