William inherited Boren's Forest from his father. However, a lot of the land was sold or in dispute so that by 1696 he only patented a 400 acre parcel and a 200 acre parcel. At that time he was no longer living there as he had married Mary Clarke and they were living at Swan Creek, St George"s Parish, Baltimore County. Tragically, William, Mary and two of their four children succumbed to a plague that swept over the area in 1697-99.
Boren, Kerry Ross & Lisa Lee. The Boren Family: An Irish Legacy. K&L Boren Partnership. Salt Lake City, UT, 2010. pp 50, 55-59, 63.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William: