1900 Coles Co, IL, was his residence when the census taker found him. Living with him and Sarah were 3 and a William Webb as laborer.
1918 Humboldt, N Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL was his residence according to the county farmer listing. He owned 176 acres at S34-8 and lived with wife, Ida, and 7 children. It also said he had been a resident since birth.
1/13/1920 Same place. In the census that year his family lived next door to brother Lewis. He was 47, a farmer and wife Ida was 46. Children living there were: Paul D, 26; Ernest R, 21; Bessie E, 19; Fern M, 17; Bertha V, 11; Edith H, 9; and Erma M, 7. Next door on the other side was David Linn.
According to the 1900 census, William was born 7/1867.