William was born about 1878, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Mary Ellen Laing, who he married on 16 FEB 1895 in Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia. They had no known children.
!Source: "Australian Family Tree Connections", http://www.aftc.com.au/MissingAncestors/0405.html, "LA[I]NG John"
!Source: Lyn Russo nee Smith.