Born: 1813-XX-XX Illinois
Flourished: 1845-1855 Sangamon County, Illinois
A son of Nathaniel Pope, William Pope lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, from at least 1845 to his death in 1855. In 1850, he was employed as clerk of the federal district court in Springfield, where he lived with his wife and children.
U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 103; Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 24 September 1855, 3:5; Nathaniel Field, A Genealogy of the Pope Family of Kentucky (Jeffersonville, IN: Evening News, 1879), 5; Petition of William H. Herndon and Others to Thomas Ford.