Person:Hugh Caperton (1)

m. ABT 1750
  1. Hugh CapertonABT 1751 - ABT 1816
  2. Adam Caperton1753 - 1782
  3. Sarah CapertonABT 1755 -
  4. Mary CapertonABT 1757 -
  5. Nancy CapertonABT 1760 -
  6. Elizabeth CapertonABT 1763 -
  7. William CapertonABT 1766 -
  8. James Alexander CapertonABT 1770 -
m. ABT 1784
  1. Adam CapertonABT 1785 -
Facts and Events
Name Hugh Caperton
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1751 Christian Creek, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage ABT 1784 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth B. Miller
Marriage 21 SEP 1785 Greenbrier County, (West) Virginiato Rhoda Stodghill
Death? ABT 1816 Monroe County, (West) Virginia

Hugh Caperton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Hugh Caperton in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Page 52.--23d January, 1787. Privy examination of Isabella Burnsides, wife of James Burnsides (deed, 6th September, 1786, to John Hicklin), before Alexander and Hugh Caperton, Justices of Greenbrier.
  • Vol. 1 - Andrew Donnolly, of Greenbrier, vs. Hugh Millar.--In October, 1785, the General Assembly appropriated funds to build a road from eastern to western waters and defendant became contractor and plaintiff was his partner. The road was from Greenbrier C. H. to the Kenoway. The people

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:

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