Individual Details

John Cable

(22 Apr 1847 - 5 Dec 1924)

John Cable was the first son of Jonathan Cable and Eliza, born in Somerset County Pennsylvania. By 1850 the family was in Wisconsin, then in Iowa on a farm. John lived in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Chicago. He was a railroad contractor and is listed as an inventor in his obituary. He married Frances Allen they had a son Chauncey. He died December 5th, 1924 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago, heart trouble and is buried at Peasant Grove Cemetery, headstone not yet found.


Birth22 Apr 1847Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
Census1850Jefferson, Green, Wisconsin, United States
Census1880Edson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Census1885Haven, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States
Marriage13 Feb 1890Ramsey, Minnesota, United States - Frances E. Allen
Census1910Seattle, King, Washington, United States
Residence5 Jun 1917Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Death5 Dec 1924Cook, Illinois, United States
Burial8 Dec 1924Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Floyd, Iowa, United States


SpouseFrances E. Allen (1848 - 1901)
ChildChauncey Jerome Cable (1891 - 1973)
FatherJonathan Cable (1807 - 1895)
MotherEliza Frey (1823 - 1850)
SiblingChancey J. Cable (1850 - 1910)