McElroy Family


Charles Anable

Brother of Marjorie E. & Dorothy

Margaret M. Depew

Obituary 01 SEP 2004 - Town Topics, Princeton, NJ:
Margaret M. Anable, 87, of Princeton and Cape Elizabeth, Maine, died August 27 in Portland, Maine.

Born in Moscow, Pa., the daughter of the late Guy and Helen "Mortimer" Depew, she grew up in Endicott, N.Y.

She lived in Princeton until 1991 before moving to Cape Elizabeth; she spent the past six years living in both communities.

From 1967 to 1982 she worked as an administrative assistant at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Church in Cape Elizabeth and an avid oil and watercolor painter.

Predeceased by her husband, Charles, she is survived by a daughter, Susan Anable; two sisters, Ellen Ryan and Ruth Van Dusen; and two grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 3 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday, September 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cape Elizabeth Rescue Squad, 2 Jordan Way, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107.

Dorothy Anable

Sister of Marjorie E. (Anable) Conole

John Bacon Crenshaw

Source - Find-a-Grave (Memorial #: 83071531)

John Bacon was a Quaker. At Richmond meeting, John B. Crenshaw was the minister. He edited and published the "Southern Friends" for about two years. With his first wife Rachel Hoge whom he married in September 1844 he had eight children. After her death he married Judith A. Willetts on 5 Jun 1860 in Philadelphia PA. and they had six children.

Source - Notable Henricoans Database:

John Bacon Crenshaw, Quaker leader, was born in Henrico County, Virginia. His father, Nathaniel Chapman Crenshaw, was a wealthy planter who freed his slaves when he joined the Quaker church; his mother, Deborah Darby Crew, died soon after his birth. Crenshaw was educated in Richmond schools before attending Haverford School (later Haverford College) in Pennsylvania in 1837. He left after a year, returning to Henrico where he operated a gristmill and served as clerk for Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting in Hanover County, Va. Crenshaw lived on his family homeplace, farming, running a dairy, and investing in the local system of roads. His first wife, Rachel Hoge, died in 1858, and he married Judith Ann Willitts of Philadelphia on June 5, 1860; he had several children by both wives.

Edmund B. Crenshaw

Reference: Death Records according to Find-a-Grave (Memorial # 83071394)

Claims Edmund died at age 59

Eliza L. Brand

Source: Records according to Find-a-Grave (Memorial # 83071104)

Charles Edmund Anable , Sr.

Source: McElroy Genealogical "Green Book".

Tim McElroy wrote above Charles, Sr's last name - "Spelling changed here"
Referring to the fact that the previous entry (John Joseph Annable) has a double "n" in Annable.

Grace M. Nichols

Source: Friday, May 17, 1929 edition of the Potsdam Herald-Recorder, page seven. Courtesy of the Northern New York Library Network @

Mrs. Grace Anable, for the past four years matron of the Alpha Delta sorority house in Elm Street, died on Friday night at 10 at Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, following an operation. The body was taken to the home of her father-in-law, J. J. Anable, Morgan street, Norwood and the funeral service was held at St. Andrew’s church, Norwood. Mrs. Anable had been at the local sorority house the past two years.

Mrs. Grace Nichols Anable was born in Norwood, the second daughter of Herman and Sarah McManus Nichols. She attended Norwood High School and August 14, 1907, was married to Charles Anable who died four years ago this month. To them were born three children, Mrs. Dorothy Hansen, Marjory, an undergraduate at Potsdam Normal, and Charles, a freshman at Potsdam High School. Besides the children, Mrs. Anable is survived by her father, Herman Nichols, a sister, Miss Madge Nichols, all of Norwood.

Mrs. Anable was a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America and served as financial secretary for five years.

Members of the Catholic Daughters of America and the members of the Alpha Delta sorority attended the funeral in a body.