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Hugh Elmwood Caperton
Birth: Apr. 17, 1781
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1847
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman. Successful in farming and mercantile pursuits, he was Sheriff of Monroe County, in 1805 and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1810-13). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress, serving until 1815. After leaving Congress, he was again a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1826-30) and resumed his business interests until his death at age 65. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Jane Erskine Caperton (1786 - 1831)*
  Delilah M. Alexander Caperton (1804 - 1845)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Caperton Rude (1807 - 1862)*
  Lewis Erskine Caperton (1808 - 1874)*
  Allen Taylor Caperton (1810 - 1876)*
  Margaret Melinda Caperton Beirne (1812 - 1844)*
  William Gaston Caperton (1815 - 1852)*
  Hugh Elmwood Caperton (1821 - 1877)*
  Mary Jane Caperton Echols (1823 - 1874)*
  George Henry Caperton (1828 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2003
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