Nathaniel Roach

about 1681–24 February 1721 (Age 40)
Annemessix Towne, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Roach was born about 1681, in Annemessix Towne, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, John Roach I, was 47 and his mother, Sarah A Williams, was 36. He married Elizabeth Curtis about 1706, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 24 February 1721, at the age of 40.

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Nathaniel Roach
Elizabeth Curtis
Marriage: about 1706
Elizabeth Roach

Spouse and Children

about 1706
Maryland, United States


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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky crag or outcrop, from Old French roche (later replaced in England by rock, from the Norman byform rocque), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, such as Roach in Devon, or Roche in Cornwall and South Yorkshire.2 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy, as for example Les Roches in Seine-Maritime, named with Old French roche, or from Roche Castle in Wales.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nathaniel Roach, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland

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