When William Trattles was born on 10 January 1788, in Staithes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas John Trattles, was 34 and his mother, Mary Johanna Wake, was 38. He married Jane Hebron on 15 October 1810, in Easington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lythe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 16 April 1845, in Porter Township, Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Cass, Michigan, United States.
English: variant of Trattle with post-medieval excrescent -s, perhaps influenced by early modern English trattles ‘idle tales, gossip; sheep droppings’.