Welcome to The Caperton Society!

Please note that effective October 10, 2014 The Society has a new home. Please visit   www.capertonsociety.org    to register to join the society.

Welcome to the Caperton Society, Where Caperton's Gather!Our Mission is to draw together into one place, the known information on the Caperton family name.

 For Caperton Research, visit the Caperton.info Collections Section, where you will find information on what is known or believed about the early origins of the Caperton's. with hundreds of records including original documents and a Photo Gallery for fellow Caperton's to upload photos of their family. There is a Forum where discussions on the Caperton name can occur. The DNA Project, tracing the genetic origins of the Caperton Family, and  The Book Project, updating, adding to and correcting The Caperton Family by Bernard M. Caperton can be found in the Projects Section.

Our Mission is to draw together into one place, the known information on the Caperton family name

Virtually all of the above can be accessed simply by clicking on the links found in the menus above. Many of these areas however require registration. Registration is free and fairly painless but is a valuable tool in helping fight spam. To register click on the Register! link in the menu above. 

The information found on this site is due to the continued involvement of many cousins all over the United States. If you would like to become involved, even if only in a small way, drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Clicking on the Collections link in the top menu will take you to the Caperton.info Collections, where you will find over 600 record extractions and original source images of for and about Capertons. Our collections include Census, Bible Records, birth, marriage, obituaries and wills, grants and over 40 photographs. Also included in the collections are 12 different Family Trees containing over 5000 names.


The Caperton Society sponsers Special Projects. Currently the three projects being sponsored are the DNA Project, The Transcription Project, and the Book Project. The DNA Projects mission is two-fold. First to identify the common ancestors of the 8 children of John and Polly Caperton. To learn more about these projects click on the Projects link in the Menu above