His middle name was probably in honor of either Uncle Alexander Womack or Uncle Daniel Alexander..
Residences & events:
6/14/1860 Waldwick, Iowa Co, WI. At census time the "Coley" family lived next door to sister Matilda and James Walker. He may have taken over his father's home place as his father was not listed in the census. William, 30, was a farmer and had property valued at $1200/175. Wife Esther, was 25, and their children were Henry S, 7; Enoch A, 6; Josephine, 4; and John C, 2.