William and his sister Anne were likely born in Rathvilly, Carlow to a John Doyle and Elizabeth Donnan. Little is known about his early years but it's speculated that he emigrated around 1812, either just before or just after marrying his wife, Elizabeth Power, and by 1813 they had their first son William, born in New Brunswick, Canada.
|Date of Birth||1787 (circa)|
|Date of Death||1860 (circa)|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Elizabeth Poor / Power|
|Names of Children||William, John, Elizabeth (1816), Elizabeth (1822), John, Johana, and Bridget|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||John Doyle of Kilcoltrim, Carlow|