Willem was baptized, 2 May 1736, in the Albany Dutch Reformed Church, Province of New York. May 2. Willem, of Isaac and Maria Staats. Wit.: V. Deusen, Anna Staats.
Willem Staats and Hannah Yates filed Marriage Intentions, 1 May 1771, in the Albany Dutch Reformed Church, Province of New York. May 1. L. William Staats and Anna Yates, y.p., both of this Place.
Willem died, 22 May 1825, in Albany New York and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, New York. 
↑ "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2CW-VKZ : accessed 6 September 2015), Isaac Staats in entry for Willem Staats, 02 May 1736; citing FIRST DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH, ALBANY, ALBANY, NEW YORK, reference ; FHL microfilm 908,989.
↑Names of persons for whom Marriage Licences were issued by the Secretary of Province of New York, Previous to 1784., by NEW YORK, State of. Office of the Secretary of State, Edmund Bailey O'CALLAGHAN, (Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1860) p. 368. 1771. Mar. 28. Staats, William, and Hannah Yates. Record: M.B., Vol. XVII, p. 42.