Cable, Leonard Keynes (1884-1957)

Leonard Keynes Cable was an employee of the Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club for a short time. He lived at 940 Denman Street in 1916. He was later an employee of Begg Motor Company and Victory Flour Mills.

He was born in Greenwich, London, England on April 13, 1884. His father was George Hughes Cable (born 1844 at Charlton-Marshall, Dorset, England). His mother was Matilda Bates (née Marshall), who was born about 1843 in Devonport, England. She had been married (possibly in 1861) to William Bates of the British Royal Navy; after Mr. Bates died, Matilda married George Hughes Cable on August 10, 1876, in Bermondsey.

Leonard came to Canada about 1902. He was living in the Red Willow district of Strathcona, Alberta, in 1906. He arrived in Vancouver about 1913.

On August 31, 1914, in Vancouver, Leonard married Maude Josephine Fitz Henry. She was born on June 16, 1885 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her father was Edward Fitz Henry; her mother was Mary Conellin.

Leonard died on February 25, 1957, in Vancouver. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Maude died in Vancouver on May 13, 1963. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Leonard and Maude had four children.

Leonard Fitz Henry Keynes Cable

Leonard Fitz Henry Keynes Cable was born on June 10, 1915, in Vancouver. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. In 1955 he was the proprietor of Cable’s Night Patrol in Vancouver. He was married to Frances Elizabeth (unknown surname; her mother’s maiden name was Macdougall). Frances was born on April 3, 1911, in Campbellton, New Brunswick. She died on December 21, 1983. Leonard later married Ann (unknown surname). Leonard died in November 1999; he was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Kenneth K. Cable

He may have been called “Kent.” He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. By 1955, he was a post office clerk; he and his wife Florence were living on Dunbar Street in Vancouver. He appears to have died before November 1999.

Dorothy M. Cable

Dorothy M. Cable was married after 1945 to Charles Randolph Widman. Charles was a forest-industry consultant with Cooper-Widman Ltd. Stewart A. Cooper was the president of the company. Charles was born in Vancouver on Feb. 9, 1926. His father was Adolf Widman (1883-1969); his mother was Lillias Vincent (1892-1976). Charles was the BC Wholesale Lumber Association’s “Lumberman of the Year” in 1985: http://www.bcwla.org/lumbermen-of-the-year-recipients. Charles died in Vancouver on November 27, 2002.

Gloria Shirley Cable

Gloria Shirley Cable was born in Vancouver on June 8, 1928. She attended Magee High School in Vancouver. She died on March 5, 1945, after becoming ill at school. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Sources

George Hughes Cable (father of Leonard Keynes Cable)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N64F-1LL : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George Hughes Cable, 06 Feb 1844.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SG27-NQD : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George Cable, 1851.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M7C7-DPZ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Geo H Cable, 1861.

“England and Wales Census, 1871,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VB6S-SSJ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George H Cable, 1871.

Medical Times and Gazette, Volume 2 For 1876, Medical News, Marriages, page 216, August 19, 1876: http://books.google.ca/books?id=YZYEAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA216&lpg=PA216&dq=%22george+hughes+cable%22&source=bl&ots=UEL8DpsCTJ&sig=oVWAmVfGRkgJNPfyqpDqpWUy6JU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=AMgkUryMHuSUiALY0oC4AQ&ved=0CFUQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=%22george%20hughes%20cable%22&f=false: “Cable-Bates.-On August 10, at St. Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, George Hughes Cable, M.R.C.S.E., of Royal-hill, Greenwich, to Matilda, widow of the late W. Bates, R.N., and only daughter of R. Marshall, Esq., formerly of Stoke, Devonport.”

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQ4P-SBZ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George H Cable, 1881.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q3DC-PN2 : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George H Cable, 1891.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X9DQ-THQ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George H Cable, 31 Mar 1901.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XWRZ-SP8 : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George Hughes Cable, 1911.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRK-LWG : accessed 02 Sep 2013), George Hughes Cable in entry for Arthur Edwin Hughes Cable, 1956. [Brother of Leonard Keynes Cable.]

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1956-09-013122, Arthur Edwin Hughes Cable, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=dddf3b48-d1cb-496c-ab47-7a257738e347

Leonard Keynes Cable

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q3D8-9PZ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard Cable, 1891.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X9DQ-TH8 : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard K Cable, 31 Mar 1901.

“Canada Census, 1906,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVX-SLV : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard Cable, 1906.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZN-NYT : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard Reynes Cable and Maude Josephine Fitz-Henry, 1914.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1914-09-075748, Leonard Reynes [sic] Cable and Maude J. Fitz Henry, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=788ca544-dac8-4e3d-9355-c28defdda971

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL57-1ZZ : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard Keynes Cable, 1957.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1957-09-003084, Leonard Keynes Cable, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=d69c03de-7a8e-49f7-832f-c67e7e33545e

Leonard Keynes Cable, death notice, Vancouver Sun, February 26, 1957, page 24; Vancouver Province, February 26, 1957, page 26: “Cable—On February 25, 1957, Leonard Keynes Cable of 3592 S.W. Marine Dr., in his 73rd year. Survived by his loving wife, 2 sons, Leonard F., and Kenneth K.; 1 daughter, Mrs. Charles Wilman [sic] (Dorothy); 9 grandchildren, all of Vancouver. Funeral service Wed., Feb. 27, at 3:15 p.m., in the Memorial Chapel at the T. Edwards Co., Granville at 10th, Rev. W.E. Lowe officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.”

Leonard Keynes Cable, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cable&GSiman=1&GScid=1968309&GRid=26286155&

Maude Josephine Fitz Henry

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTX-16X : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Maude Josephine Cable, 1963.

Maude Josephine Cable, death notice, Vancouver Sun, May 14, 1963, page 32; Vancouver Province, May 15, 1963, page 32: “Cable—On May 13, 1963, Maude Josephine Cable of 3592 S.W. Marine Dr., in her 78th year. Survived by 2 sons, Leonard F., and Kenneth K.; 1 daughter, Mrs. Charles Widman (Dorothy); 12 grandchildren, all of Vancouver. Funeral service Thursday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m., in the T. Edwards Company Memorial Chapel, Granville Street and 10th Avenue West, Rev. Ray Waller officiating. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

Maud Josephine Cable, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cable&GSiman=1&GScid=1968309&GRid=26286154&

Leonard Fitz-Henry Keynes Cable

Leonard Fitz-Henry Keynes Cable, death notice, Vancouver Sun, November 8, 1999, page C-9: “Cable-Leonard Fitz-Henry Keynes, born Vancouver on June 10, 1915, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 23, 1999. Predeceased by parents Maud and Henry [sic] Cable; sister Gloria; brother Kent; grandson Stephen; wife Francais [sic]. Survived by his loving wife Ann; children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandson; sister; sister-in-law; nieces and nephews Doug, Geri, Sharon, Roderick. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.”

Leonard Fitzhenry Cable, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=CAB&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GScntry=10&GSsr=41&GRid=26356879&

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL1J-X27 : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Frances Elizabeth Cable, 1983.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1983-09-020055, Frances Elizabeth Cable, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a18b7573-02ca-42de-b2ed-8f34739009d9

Dorothy M. Cable

The lumberman’s champion, A&A Contract Customs Brokers Ltd., http://www.aacb.com/news/article.asp?ArticleID=1847, searched September 2, 2013. Description of Charles Widman’s work and life.      Same article appeared as “The lumberman’s champion,” Globe & Mail, Peter Kennedy, Published Friday, Dec. 06 2002, 12:00 AM EST, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/the-lumbermans-champion/article1028759/

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CAN-BC-OBITS/2002-11/1038684229 Vancouver Sun, Obituaries, November 30, 2002, “WIDMAN _ Charles Randolph. Born February 9, 1926 in Vancouver, BC Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 27, 2002 after a brave battle with cancer. He is predeceased by his loving parents Adolph and Lillias Widman; and brother, Thomas Simmons. Survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Dorothy; daughters Sheryl (Doug), Janice (Mike); son Bruce; grandchildren: Kelly, Bryan, John, Tiva and Troy who all loved him deeply and will miss him dearly. Charles graduated from The University of British Columbia with an Honour’s Degree in Economics and International Trade in 1947. He became involved in the Forest industry as President and CEO of Cooper-Widman Ltd. (1948-1969): Widman Industries Ltd. (1970-1977); Widman Management Ltd. (1978-1993); and; Widman Associates Inc. (1993-2002). His business ventures took him around the world many times. He was a Guest Lecturer at UBC in Economics and Forestry from 1952-1990. He was a Director on the Board of Directors at Lindal Cedar Homes Ltd., in Seattle, WA and Surrey, BC from 1993-present. Charles was an avid golfer (Shaughnessy Golf Club) and enjoyed cruising on the Tradewinds III (Royal Vancouver Yacht Club) for many years. He was an active volunteer with the Kiwanis Club, WHO WHO, NAWLA, Junior Achievement groups, and Crescent Beach Swim Club. He enjoyed many years of involvement with the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) with his wife, Dorothy. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Private family interment has taken place. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made in his memory to the BC Cancer Foundation or the UBC Development Office (Dept. of Economics.)”

Kenneth K. Cable

Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, 1955, page 135, “Cable, Ken K (Florence M) clk PO h 6276 Dunbar”.

Gloria Shirley Cable

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL25-X8K : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Leonard Keynes Cable in entry for Gloria Shirley Cable, 1945.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1945-09-658973, Gloria Shirley Cable. [Birth identity no. 1928-09-574980].

“Girl, 15, Dies After Collapse In Classroom,” Vancouver Sun, March 6, 1945, page 9, “Gloria Cable, 15, of 3592 Southwest Marine Drive, who collapsed during classes at Magee high School Monday morning, died in hospital without regaining consciousness at 10:30 last night. . . .”

Gloria Shirley Cable, death notice, Vancouver Sun, March 8, 1945, page 15; Vancouver Province, March 8, 1945, page 17.

Gloria Shirley Cable, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cable&GSiman=1&GScid=1968309&GRid=26286147&

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