John W. Cable

11 June 1810–12 April 1885 (Age 74)
Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John W.

When John W. Cable was born on 11 June 1810, in Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Jonathan Cable, was 58 and his mother, Apphia Brown, was 45. He married Martha Hill McVay on 30 August 1838, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 12 April 1885, in Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John W. Cable
Mary Ann Cornelius
Marriage: 14 November 1842
Ann Cable
Miss Cable
Abner Cable
Mary Cable
Sarah Cable
John Cornelius Cable
Apphia Elizabeth Cable
Alazina Cable
George Cable
William Francis Cable
Sally Sophia Cable

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1842Henry, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 17
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably from the personal name Kabell', which may be a survival of Anglo-Saxon Ceadbeald, a compound of an originally Brittonic element cad ‘battle’ + Old English beald ‘brave, bold’.English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rope, especially the type of stout rope used in maritime applications, from Middle English cable ‘cable’ (from Late Latin capulum ‘halter’, a word of Arabic origin, but associated by folk etymology with Latin capere ‘to seize’).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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    Martha Mariah Mayer

    I Martha Mariah Myers Hancock was born 9th of February 1858, at Salt Lake City. My father George Myers, of Swiss -German decent was born March 2, 1805 in Pennsylvania. He was the only one of his fam …

    Sources (29)

    • John Cabel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Cable in entry for Ul...In... Cable Burns, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jno Cable, "United States Census, 1860"

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