303. Caleb Weedin (142) was born in 1826 in Clay County, Missouri. (143) He was living in 1870 in Pettis County, Missouri.(142) (144) He was preaching as a Cumberland Presbyterian minister in 1876 in Green Ridge, Missouri.(145) He was performing a number of rather interesting weddings, some of which were for eloping couples. One of the elope weddings he performed says the couple found Caleb working his field by the tracks, indicating that he was also a farmer. This story tells that Caleb often performed his ministerial duties "without thought of remunceration" or "thinking the sacrifice to his health and comfort to be too great, if he could be of service." He was living in 1880 in Pettis County, Missouri.(142) Caleb was farming in 1880. The 1880 census lists the eight known children Caleb had.
married to Amanda Wilkerson in 1861.(145)
This same source says Caleb moved to Pettis County just before the Civil
War. Caleb Weedin and Amanda Wilkerson had the following