William was born in Scotland in 1648.(I don't know the date of his coming to the US.Ellis Island Might help)His father was William also. He married Sarah Doolittle in Feb.17,1672 in Wallingford ,New Haven Co.,CT. They had 2 sons. 1)William Jr. born July 23,1675 of Cheshire,New Haven ,Ct. William married Mary Peck on 1693 in Wallingfor,Ct. They had 10 childern.
2) Samuel,born Jan.10,1683 married Eliabeth Peck on Nov.21,1711 in New Haven,Ct. He died 3/25/1725. William the first is listed in the "First Settlers of New England",Vol. 1,pg.6Hope this helps,Laurie