William Joseph Close
- Born: 27 Oct 1890, Missouri
- Marriage (1): Hattie Mae Lawrence on 4 Dec 1912 in Atchinson County, Missouri
- Died: 7 Dec 1918, Skidmore, Atchison county, Missouri at age 28
- Buried: Tharp Cemetery in Carig, Holt County, MIssouri
WWI Draft Card for DOB POB
9/24/03 -M. Greer post-em on www.rootsweb.com - "William Joseph Close was my great grandmother's nephew, his father Joseph born in Westmorland, UK, brother of Catherine and son of Anthony Close and Agnes Metcalfe. I have a GED file back to 1690 in Grinton, Yorkshire for the Close family"
William married Hattie Mae Lawrence, daughter of David Tharp Lawrence and Sarah Blanche, on 4 Dec 1912 in Atchinson County, Missouri. (Hattie Mae Lawrence was born on 26 May 1892 in Dale, Atchison county, Missouri, died on 2 Apr 1960 in Fairfax, Atchison County, Missouri and was buried in Tharp Cemetery in Carig, Holt County, MIssouri.)