Anna Cable

11 January 1845–13 August 1927 (Age 82)
Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Cable was born on 11 January 1845, in Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, her father, Cornelius Cable, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Mock, was 35. She married John James on 2 July 1862, in Kosciusko, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Ontwa Township, Cass, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 August 1927, in Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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John James
Anna Cable
Marriage: 2 July 1862
Margaret Elizabeth James
Rose F. James
William James
Ola E. James

Spouse and Children

    John James



2 July 1862
Kosciusko, Indiana, United States


    Margaret Elizabeth James


    Rose F. James


    William James


    Ola E. James


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 2

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rope, especially the type of stout rope used in maritime applications, from Anglo-Norman French cable ‘cable’ (Late Latin capulum ‘halter’, of Arabic origin, but associated by folk etymology with Latin capere ‘to seize’).2 English: possibly from an Old English personal name, Ceadbeald.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a horseman, from Middle English cabal ‘horse’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie James, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna James in household of John James, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ann James in household of John James, "United States Census, 1870"

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