William's parents were Matthias b 10-16-1777 Dublin Twp.Bedford or Rockbridge Co.,VA d.4-21-1850 in McMinn Co.TN m.Mary "Polly" Hill b. 9-15-1773 in NJ.d.5-7-1838 McMinn Co. m. 11-3-1798 Rockbridge Co.VA. He was son of Nicholas Firestone II and Eva Schwab. Mary's parents were James and Sarah. James'parents were William & Mary Hill. Matthias'#2 wife Mary "Polly" Fenny m.3-17-1839 d.5-26-1850 in McMinn Co.TN. Moved abt 1820 from VA to TN. He served as attorney in Chancery Ct.McMinn Co.12-18-1848. He had 9 children by 2 wives.