Caldonia Roach

November 1888–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Caldonia

When Caldonia Roach was born in November 1888, in Virginia, United States, her father, Benton F Roach, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 11.

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Family Time Line

Benton F Roach
1861–
Elizabeth Jones
1877–1910
Caldonia Roach
1888–
James H. Roach
1892–
Bradley J. Roach
1897–
George H. Roach
1899–

Parents and Siblings

    Benton F Roach

    Male1861–Male

    Elizabeth Jones

    Female1877–1910Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1888–Female

    James H. Roach

    Male1892–Male

    Bradley J. Roach

    Male1897–Male

    George H. Roach

    Male1899–Male

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

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 (1)

  • Caldona Roach in household of Benton F Roach, "United States Census, 1900"

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