Date of Service: 1873-1881
1855-1860: Born in Virginia.
1873-1881: Served as Principal Keeper at Point of Shoals Lighthouse, VA. His annual salary was $540/year.
1880: In the US Census, William Washington lives in Isle of Wight County, VA., with his wife Maggie (age 22) and Lucy Sparrow (age 20)
Sources: Familysearch.org, Chesapeake Chapter Database.