Thomas Francis Roueche

9 February 1833–12 September 1903 (Age 70)
Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Francis

When Thomas Francis Roueche was born on 9 February 1833, in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Roueche, was 23 and his mother, Catherine Cecelia Skelly, was 22. He married Margaret Comish on 24 August 1854, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 12 September 1903, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Francis Roueche
Margaret Comish
Marriage: 24 August 1854
Joseph Platte Roueche
Thomas Francis Roueche
Josephine Elizabeth Roueche
John Edward Roueche
Jacob Roueche
William Henry Roueche
Martha Laurina Roueche

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1854St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 17
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 20
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

    Name Meaning

    French (Rouèche): altered form of German Ruesch .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Entry in "A Genealogy of the Comish Family"

    THE MARGARET COMISH AND THOMAS FRANCIS ROUECHE FAMILY Margaret's father, William, had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church or "Mormon") in 1841 and Margaret joined in 18 …

    Sources (41)

    • Thos F Rouche, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas F Rouche, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Thomas F Roueche in entry for Laurena Martha Roueche Gray, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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