great uncle of Gladys Cable b 1913 who married Faber Miller b. 1905
Chancey was born April 1850 in Wisconsin, the 2nd son of Jonathan Cable and Eliza (unknown). In 1870 his family lived on a farm in Pleasant Grove, Floyd County, Iowa. In 1880 Chancey was in Chipewa Wisconsin with his brother John and sister, Sarah. John and Chancey were Railroad Contractors. Sarah kept house with 35 boarders including Sarah’s husband. John the oldest child probably owned the boarding house. On the 1880 census Chancey was a widow. If he was married it was for a very short time with no record yet of his wife and no children. In 1885 Chancey lived in St. Paul, Minnesota. His brother John was also there, married and soon to have a son he’ll name Chancey.
By 1900 Chancey was further west in Sunshine, Colorado, on his own, a gold and silver miner. In 1910 he lived in Port Townsend, Washington on the northwest corner near Victoria and Vancouver. He owned a tugboat “New Era”. When Chancey died October 30, 1910 his probate named each of his siblings and his handwritten will left everything to his sister Sarah Cable Towsley.
Jonathan Cable (1807 – 1895) > father of Chancey J Cable (1850 – 1910) and William Smythe Cable (1852 – 1926); William Cable > father of Gladys Mae Cable (1913 – 1991) who married Faber W Miller (1905 – 1957)