William Outerbridge was born in 1725 in Somerset County, MD, and died in 1794 in Martin County, NC. He was the son of John Outerbridge and Elizabeth Horsey. William married Catherine Ann Revel on 6 July 1752. Catherine was born about 1735 in MD, and died in 1795 in Martin County, NC. William and Catherine had four children: Stephen Outerbridge was born on 9 September 1753; John Outerbridge was born on 20 December 1759; William Outerbridge was born on 20 February 1763; Burr Outerbridge was born on 21 February 1747, and died in 1819. Burr married (1) Mary Ann Joyner and (2) Druscilla Joyner.
William was paid for services rendered in 1781-1782 (NC Rev War Vouchers #4331, #4269, #402 and Roll S 115.115). He also held the office of one of the Justices of Peace in Martin County, NC.