From History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Chicago Warner, Beers & Co 1885
WILLIAM P. BILES, farmer, P.O. Custard's, was born on the banks of the Monongahela River, in Washington County, Penn., March 18, 1814, and is the son of Charles and Jane (Miles) Biles, whose children were eight in number, as follows: Jehial, Eleanor, William P., Mary, John, Asbury, Enos and Andrew. Jehial, Eleanor and Mary all died, leaving families at Cincinnati, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Penn., and Poland, Ohio, respectively; John and Enos are also dead; Asbury and family live in Missouri. Charles Biles and wife lived and died in Lawrence County, Penn. Our subject was married March, 1836, to Annie, daughter of James and Nancy (Mitchell) Murdock, by whom he has had four children: John, married Sally A. Williams (have one child- Edith); Caroline, married William Aramor (have two children: Ida and Carrie); James, married Bertha Power (they have lost one child-Wallace); William P., Jr., married Sarah Dilla (he studied medicine at Cincinnati, Ohio, and is now practicing at Union City (has two children; William and Bertha). Our subject in religious belief is an Adventist.