Chauncey Jerome Cable, 1st cousin 1x removed on RootsMagic tree
Chauncey Jerome Cable was born February 7, 1891 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the only child of John and Frances Allen Cable. On September 4, 1891 Chauncey was baptized at Goodrich Avenue Presbyterian Church. This church is still standing, now it’s Pentecostal, Piercing Faith Church.
In 1900 Chauncey lived with his aunts Sarah and Violetta Cable in Chicago. In 1910 Chauncey was a boarder, working at a bank, in Chicago. He visited Greene, Iowa on September 14, 1911 and spent time with his uncle William Cable (dad of Gladys Cable who married Faber Miller). In 1913 he went by Jerome, still in Chicago, he lived at 1400 E 53rd and Dorchester Ave- there’s a subway shop there now, 1 mile west of Lake Shore Drive. Jerome worked at Northern Trust, a bank with a new building in 1905, still in business today.
Jerome headed west to Los Angeles, California and married Lura Horton there on June 11, 1919. Lura was a reader, Jerome a stock broker. They had one daughter Jeraldine. In 1927, now Jerry and 37 years old, he worked at Wilcox Drake, a stock exchange, he’s listed as a partner on their advert for a new office in San Francisco.
On the 1940 census Jerry was 49, Lura, 43, and Jeraldine a teenager. They live in Los Angeles, Brentwood about 3 miles east of the Pacific ocean and 2 miles southwest of The Getty art museum of today. Also in the home are Arthur and Mary Rhinehert, houseman and housekeeper.
Jerry died in 1973, he was 82 years old. Lura lived 4 more years. They are both buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in LA. Jerry’s obituary shows a private funeral and memorials given to the John Tracy Clinic. The clinic is now the John Tracy Center, still in Los Angeles, founded by Spencer Tracy and wife Louise after their infant son was diagnosed with profound hearing loss.
- U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1743-1970 at Ancestry
- Northern Trust at Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Trust
- 1911 Sep 14 Iowa Recorder newspaper via Greene Public Library Digital Archives
- California, County Marriages, 1850-1952 at FamilySearch
- Newspaper Archive, Cedar Rapids Public Library Oakland Tribune 1927 Sep 21
Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003. 1973 Obituary Los Angeles, California 1973 Los Angeles Times at Ancestry
- John Tracy Center https://www.jtc.org/