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Augustus William James CapertonMale 1802 - 1878  (75 years)


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  • Name Augustus William James Caperton 
    Born 20 Oct 1802  Giles Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Apr 1878  Mercer Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Speedway, Mercer Co., WV, Gore Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2455  Swinney Line
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2001 

    Father Hugh "New River Hugh" Caperton 
    Mother Rhoda Stodghill 
    Notes 
    • CHAN: NOTE 11:39
    Family ID F964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Kelly Wiley,   b. 19 Mar 1816, Giles Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1883, Mercer Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1833  Giles Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • CHAN: NOTE 08:58
    Children 
    +1. Serepta Rosetta Caperton,   b. 29 Oct 1834, Pride, Mercer Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, Huntington, Cabell Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Albertina Angelletta Caperton,   b. 9 Mar 1836,   d. 29 Oct 1908, Hinton, Summers Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2001 
    Family ID F963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Augustus was a Major in the Mexican War. He lived at Be n t Mountain near Athens, WV., and was for 24 years a Justi c e of the Peace in Mercer County. He remained loyal to t h e Union during the Civil War. (The Caperton Family; Berna r d M. Caperton; 1973; p. 33-34)

      Data from Mercer County History, 1984, Gore Cemetery p. 88.

      Listed in the 1860 Mercer County Census.