William was born in 1818 in Virginia, the son of unknown parents.
He died in 1867 in Benton County, Arkansas.
He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Annie Culpepper Dickson, who he married on 27 SEP 1837 in Shelby County, Illinois. They had no known children.
His second wife was Isabell Smith Dickson, who he married on 19 NOV 1855 in Shelby County, Illinois. They had no known children.