- Born: Jan 4, 1798, Virginia 191
- Marriage: Sarah Murphy on Jan 4, 1821 in Montgomery County, Ohio 191
- Died: Mar 9, 1860, Pigeon Creek, Pottawattamie County, Iowa at age 62 191
1850 Indiana census lists his occupation as "farmer", and his real estate value at $9000. William probably died before the 1860 census - his wife Sarah is shown with a large real-estate/personal estate value, and living with their son William in the 1860 Iowa census.
According to Justin Reel (3340 Kingrow Ave., Apt. 214, Eugene, Oregon 97401), William Reel was a founding member of a Baptist Church at Loveland, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. And, Justin reports that William is buried at "Reel's Cemetary, Boomer Township, Iowa".
William married Sarah Murphy on Jan 4, 1821 in Montgomery County, Ohio.191 (Sarah Murphy was born on Feb 2, 1801 in Maryland 191 and died on Dec 20, 1879 in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.)