William was born about 1861 in Westbromwich, Staffordshire, England, the son of unknown parents.
His wife was Eliza Booth. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was James (1883-c1954).
!Source: Raymond Knight of http://www.smith-family-tree.co.uk/ and of http://www.genesreunited.com/