Caldwell, Abel a Congregational minister, was born in Massachusetts, and graduated from Dartmouth 'College in 1817, and from Andover Seminary in 1821. He was ordained Feb. 27,1822, and immediately after-wards became home missionary in New York. He labored at Westford, from 1823 to 1827; at Volney, from 1827 to 1830; in the Presbyterian Church at Portage, from 1830 to 1835; became stated supply at Sheldon, from 1835 to 1838: at Black Creek, from 1839 to 1841; at Centreville, in 1841 and for some time afterwards. He acted as colporteur in New York and Canada from 1850 to 1860. He died at Black Creek, Aug. 1, 1861. See Gen. Cat. of Andover Theol. Sem. 1870, p. 44.