m. ABT 1750
m. ABT 1784
m. 21 SEP 1785
Facts and Events
Hugh Caperton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Hugh Caperton in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
themselves divided the whole county into thirteen districts, and each district elected a parson to form a committee to superintend the business. The committee appointed Hugh Millar foreman to undertake on behalf of the people and went security in the bond for his performance and took bond of him with condition that equal justice might be done to all. The committee divided the road into thirteen parts, that each individual might work out the tax he was in arrears. At the dividing, Colonel Donnelly told the committee he owed the treasury £170 of taxes due for 1782 as sheriff, and that he thought himself included in the law. Committee refused to grant a certificate to Donnelly because he did not make it appear that he was in the law, etc. (a full account of the transactions). At a meeting of the committee of the inhabitants of the county of Greenbrier, held 30th September, 1786, Hugh Miller, William Renick, John Anderson, James Graham, William Morris, William Johnston, Alexander Welch, Thomas Wright, Samuel Williams, Joseph Claypool, John Hutcheson, Hugh Capertin, and Archibald Hauley; Resolved, (Colonel Donnally assigned a district from Capt. Morris district on Bell Creek to 67th mile tree on Rich Creek). A copy. Teste. W. H. Cavendish, Clerk of Committee. Know all men, etc., I, Hugh Millar, of county of Greenbrier, etc., bound to John Anderson, James Graham, William Morris, Hugh Capertin, William Renick, Archibald Hauley, Joseph Claypool, John Hutcheson, Samuel Williams, Thomas Wright, William McCoy, John Byrnside, John Stuart for Alexander McCoy, William Johnston in £10,000, 25th May, 1786. Condition to do justice to all the inhabitants as foreman in the prosecution of the work.
Information on Hugh Caperton
ID: I230835 Name: Hugh Caperton Given Name: Hugh Surname: Caperton Name: Hugh \ Adam Caperton Given Name: Hugh \ Adam Surname: Caperton Sex: M Birth: Abt 1751 in Christian Creek, Augusta County, Virginia Death: Abt 1816 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Event: Falkners Swamp, PA Alt. Birth Event: Augusta County, Virginia Alt. Birth Abt 1760 Event: Monroe County, West Virginia Alt. Death _UID: 363F925F7E75490DBBB8989E2FF7B5BFF26E Change Date: 1 Mar 2008 at 18:35 Note: http://www.genealogy-quest.com/Virginia/Giles/Biographies/Hugh_Caperton.html
Hugh Caperton Hugh Caperton, of the Caperton family, was a private in the Densmore War in the company of Captain John Lewis, and was appointed lieutenant in Andrew Woods Company in 1783, and captain in place of Andrew Woods in 1737, and in 1793 he was sent by the Governor of Virginia to raise a company of New River Valley men to rendezvous at the North Bank of the Elk on the Kanawha to the Ohio, to protect the people from prowling bands of Indians. Captain Caperton represented Giles County, Virginia, in the Virginia Assembly in 1811. Charles A. Johnson, A Narrative History of Wise County, Virginia ( Norton, VA: Norton Press, 1938), p.232.
Father: John Caperton b: Abt 1725 in Ireland Mother: Mary 'Polly' Thompson b: Abt 1725 in Ireland
Marriage 1 Elizabeth B. Miller b: Abt 1760 in Augusta County, Virginia Married: Abt 1784 in Augusta County, Virginia Change Date: 25 Sep 2005 Children
Adam Caperton b: Abt 1785 in Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 2 Rhoda Stodghill b: Abt 1768 in Orange (Green) County, Virginia Married: 21 Sep 1785 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Change Date: 25 Sep 2005 Children
John Stodghill Caperton b: 30 Mar 1788 in Rich Creek, Giles County, Virginia Elizabeth 'Betsy' Caperton b: 22 Sep 1794 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Mary 'Polly' Caperton b: 12 Jan 1799 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Augustus William James Caperton b: 29 Oct 1802 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Green C. Caperton b: 12 Jun 1804 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia George Washington Caperton b: 11 Jul 1807 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Overton Harrison Caperton b: 7 Sep 1810 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Thompson T. Caperton b: Abt 1811 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia