William Roachford

5 May 1892–about 1961 (Age 68)
Coronation, Durham, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Roachford was born on 5 May 1892, his father, William Rochford, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Salkeld, was 32. He married Anne Chadwick in June 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Auckland St Andrew, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Hanover, Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died about 1961, in United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Roachford
Anne Chadwick
Marriage: June 1912
Marjory Roachford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    June 1912Durham Western District, Durham, England
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 13
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 20
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant spelling of English Rochford .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • William Roachford, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Wm Roachford, "United States Census, 1920"
    • William Roachford, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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