He was from Cedar City and the older brother of Sarah but two years younger than Mary Ann Williams Perkins. His parents were Evan Williams (1827-1906) and Mary Davies (1827-1899).
He married Annie Christine Overlade Anderson (1865-1925) on 29 March 1884
They had five children. He died 21 March 1922 and was buried March 1922 City Cemetery, Cedar, Iron, Utah