William was the son of Jacob Leiby and Elizabeth McCavic. He married about 1834 in Pennsylvania to Elizabeth (surname unknown). Birth year shown above is approximate. William's death by consumption at age 33 is recorded in the 1850 mortality schedule of De Kalb County, Indiana. A search for his gravestone in Fairfield Cemetery was not successful.
Children listed with Elizabeth in 1850: Margaret Liby (age 15) George E. Liby (age 12) David Liby (1840-1913) Mary Ann Liby (age 8) Jacob Liby (age 6) Rachel Liby (age 3) Elizabeth Liby (age 1)