Samuel Roach

17 November 1800–5 September 1869 (Age 68)
Monroe, Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Roach was born on 17 November 1800, in Monroe, Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, Jeremiah Roach, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Null, was 34. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Margaret Snodgrass. He lived in Madison Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 September 1869, in Oak Hill, Jackson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oak Hill, Jackson, Ohio, United States.

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Samuel Roach
Margaret Snodgrass
Sarah Roach
John Parks Roach
Tabitha Jane Roach
Jeremiah Roach
Isabelle Roach

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    Sarah Roach


    John Parks Roach


    Tabitha Jane Roach



    Isabelle Roach


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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 3

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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 (3)

  • Samuel Roach, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Roach, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Roach, "Find A Grave Index"

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