William came to the USA between September 1819 and October 1820 from County Antrim, Irland, arriving in Philadelphia. He made his way north to Vermont, possibly meeting and marrying Lydia Stockwell Durkee somewhere in New Hampshire. He settled in the Highgate, Highgate Center and Sheldon areas, where he bought and sold property. William and Lydia had 8 children that can be documented; only four that lived beyond the age of 22 years. He filed for and recived his citzenship papers on 14 Sept. 1843.
Burial: Sheldon, Franklin, Vt. Webster Cemetery Marriage: RIN: 73 Probate: May 19, 1851, Vol. 10, p. 49 Record ID # 275
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