- Birth Date
- 30 July 1806
- Death Date
- 24 January 1894
The Deseret News roster indicates that William was traveling with his wife and three children.
- Age at Departure: 45
- Head of Household
- "17th Company," Deseret News, 18 September 1852, 2.
- 17th Company of 50 report, 1852, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 109.
- Presiding Bishopric immigrant location committee minutes, 1852 September 20-October 13.
- "Sketch of the Life of William Capener," In Life Histories of Some Ancestors of Bud David Zollinger.