William was born on 9 May 1869
and was one of the first children born in the new settlement.
He lived on the family farm in Stockholm section 7 his entire
life. He became the first cashier in the new Kiron State Bank
and continued working there for the rest of his life. In 1908
he was part of the group who established the public library in
the Kiron Baptist Church. William died on 27 June 1936 and is
buried in the Kiron Cemetery.