Note that elsewhere in the notes above are transcriptions of several other legal records involving William Cannady (various spellings) - plus, on one occasion, wife Mary Ann - and Francis Rease (various spellings).
Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959. William Kennady and Mary Ann Reace (or Rease). FHL 1404750. Records from the Harrison County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Digital folder 4455449. Record number 675. Image number 00129. Also: FHL 549383. Scans of images (92 and 122 in this database) are of a typed ledger with abstracts, available at FamilySearch.org: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11000-27062-45?cc=1410397 (Scans of a handwritten ledger are or were available from a similar database at FamilySearch.)
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900. William Canaday and America Jane Young. Vermilion County. A:54 and A:58. 21 August 1838. Vermilion County, Indiana. Database is searchable at http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp.
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900. William Canaday and Nancy J. Caughon. Vermilion County. A:130. 26 April 1847. Vermilion County, Indiana.
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: