William was born in 1815. He was the son of Bastion Smith. He passed away in 1889.
Findagrave note: "William Henry Harrison Smith, the son of Bastain Smith and Anna VanDusen ( died 1829 ), was born 16 May 1815 in Vincennes, Indiana and died 31 Oct 1889 in Grant Co, Wisconsin. He had at least three children by a first marriage to an unknown spouse, Mary A Smith b. 1837; Lavice or Lovice O Smith b 1839 d 1900; and William R Smith, b. 1843 . About 1846 he married Lucretia Dixon, she born in St Charles, Missouri, and by 1850 the Smiths were living in Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin, later moving to Ellenboro, Grant, Wisconsin. Lucretia and William Smith had several children - Jemima Catherine "Kate" Smith, Phila Jane Smith, Lucy L Smith, David Abraham Smith, Margaret L Smith, Henry H Smith, Eliza M Smith, James McClellan Smith, and Ulysses Grant Smith."