Nov. 23, 1893 Burnside Lapeer County Michigan, USA
Feb. 9, 1914 Saginaw Saginaw County Michigan, USA
William was the son of Hugh & Elva (Race) Johnson. William had moved out west to live in an area with better air for his asthma. He had just got off a train in Saginaw to visit his parents when he had an asthma attack, leading to heart failure when he was only 20 years old.