William might have been a migrant farmer because it appears he was a frequent mover. That would be common for farmers who would go where the crops were currently in their growing season. In 1880 William & Fannie were living in Sugar Valley, Gordon, Georgia with their children. William was a farmer. By 1900 he and the family were 92 miles away in Stone Mountain. 1910 saw them closer in Lithonia which is in Dekalb county, about 10 miles south. All of these areas are heavily farmed. His wife died sometime around 1925 and in 1930 William was living in the home of his daughter Willie Nash Dunaway. They lived in Dade county, Florida.
Searching FamilySearch death records for Georgia and Florida found nothing.
↑ "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch William R Nash, Lithonia, Dekalb, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 27, sheet 1A, family 4, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 184; FHL microfilm 1,374,197.
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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 some percentage of DNA with William: