Individual Details

Chancey J. Cable

(April, 1850 - October 30, 1910)

Chancey was born in Wisconsin, Eliza possibly Frey his mother but she may have died at his birth or shortly after. Father Jonathan was 42 and Eliza 35 when their 1st son John was born 2 years before Chancey, dates don't match, quite old for first child in mid 1800s. Anyway Chancey may have been married for a short time then a widow for the erst of his life. He left Iowa for Wisconsin, then Minnesota, Colorado and finally Washington state where he owned a tug boat the New Era. His will is on Ancestry, he died in 1910, his 4 siblings are named in his will and he leaves all to his sister Sarah.


Census1850Jefferson, Green, Wisconsin, United States
BirthApril, 1850Wisconsin, United States
Census1880Edson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Census1885Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
Census1900Boulder, Colorado, United States
WillOctober, 1910Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States
DeathOctober 30, 1910Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States
ProbateNovember 17, 1910King, Washington, United States
OccupationTugboat owner, "New Era"
OccupationGold and silver miner


FatherJonathan Cable (1807 - 1895)
MotherEliza Frey (1823 - 1857)
SiblingJohn Cable (1847 - 1924)
SiblingWilliam Smythe Cable (1852 - 1926)
SiblingSarah Cable (1855 - 1912)
SiblingViolletta Cable (1857 - 1942)