William H. Endly was born 12 Mar 1812 near Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio.  He was married three times.  His first wife was Sarah Ann Brooks (1818-1839). Her married Sarah Ann 19 May 1835 in Columbiana County, Ohio.   Together they had one daughter, Harriet E. Endly. 

His second wife was Magdalene Nyce.  They married 09 Mar 1841 in Guernsey County, Ohio.   So far as I no, there were no children from this marriage.

His third wife was Catherine Pedon (also found as Pedan, Paden, Payden) 02 Nov 1848 in Guersey County.  They had one son, William James Endly.

William H. Endly died near Lanesfield, Kansas, of typhoid fever in the 52st year of his age. He was born and raised in Washington, Guernsey County, Ohio. He faithfully and acceptably discharged the duties of Auditor of his native country for six years.
Six years ago [he] left that place and sought a new home in the far west, where, after the toils, privations, sorrows and successes of the frontier life, [he] died on the 29th of November, in the Communion of the Presbyterian Church (Old School) of which he had been a member for some years past.
–Copied from the Cambridge Jeffersonian by Audra E. Frew in the 1950s–

Edgerton Cemetery
Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas
Contributed by Linda Lewis, Apr 02, 2007 [webmaster@cottonhills.com].
Endly, William H, d. 29 Nov 1868, age: 50yr 8mo 25da, Masons, Sec. East, Row #5

Will Records in the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS.
To obtain a copy, see the Johnson County Archives web page.
Endley, William H. 1865/02/23 002 0003 00-01-01-11 92-369.001


Know all me by these presents that I, Wm. H. Endley, of the County of Johnson in the State of Kansas, f farmer, being of sound, disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament.

I give and devise to my son Wm. James Endly all my homestead farm situate in the Township of McCamish, Johnson County, State of Kanses, whereon I now live being the South West Quarter of Section 5, Township 15, Range 22 Containg 160 acres more or less to have and to hold the same to him the said, Wm J. Endly and his heirs and assigns forever.

I am induced to give the entire homestead as above described to my son, Wm. J. Endley, as an act of Justice from the following facts.

To my daughter, Hariet E. Endly (now Lawrence) I have heretofore given 160 acres of land in the state of Iowa and in the future may be comparable (LOOKS LIKE COIGAUE pwc) in value with my present home, and earnestly desireing that no distinction may be between my two children, decree as set forth above and trust that a harmony of feeling may exist between them and that neither may imply any impartiality of feeling in their father.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal and publish and declare this my last will and testament in presence of the witnessses named below this 23rd day of January 1862–
Wm H. Endly

Signed, Sealed, Published and declared by said Wm. H. Endley as and for his last Will & Testament in presence of us, who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto.
C. S. Dille
Alfred Dille
Margaret H. Dille
Proved and Record this 23rd day of Feby 1865 L. F. Blodger and Robert Snyder