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Caleb,Rev. WINTERS

Heads Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
Robertson County,

1760 - February 18, 1843
Son of Moses Winters and Elizabeth Head.

Large monument in cemetery lists children and spouses. Occupation was Baptist Minister. He was one of the first settlers in this part of Tennessee. Came to TN with his father in 1779. Father of 21 children total. Four born after he turned 75.

About 1781 Caleb settled on a farm in Robertson County. It is said that he subsisted entirely upon meat during the first season.

Overton County, Tennessee
Vol. C: 1811-1813: Register of Deeds
Overton: Roll# 33: Register of Deeds: Vol: A-C: Sep 1801-Feb 1813: Tennessee State Library and Archives.
No. 65, Winters Caleb / grant

From "Goodspeed's History of Robertson County, TN"
About 1781 Caleb Winters settled on the farm now owned by Hon. G. A. Washington. It is said that he, like Kilgore, subsisted entirely upon meat during the first season.

Caleb Winters was a pioneer Baptist Preacher. He came with the first settlers in 1779, he lived in a cave on Caleb's Creek the first year, and was a citizen of Robertson County for over 60 years.

*Photograph & information courtesy of:
Mark Elliott

Contributed on 2/12/19 by ashaw444
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Submitted: 2/12/19 • Approved: 2/12/19 • Last Updated: 2/15/19 • R168664-G0-S3

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