Charley A. Roach

7 July 1899–4 January 1986 (Age 86)
Millard, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Charley A.

When Charley A. Roach was born on 7 July 1899, in Millard, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Roach, was 26 and his mother, Dora Blum, was 20. He married Selma R. Muth on 29 October 1924, in Campbell, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bradford Township, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 January 1986, in Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Charley A. Roach
Selma R. Muth
Marriage: 29 October 1924
Bernice Adeline Roach
Phyllis E Roach
Robert S Roach
Rosalie Joan (Butch) Roach

Spouse and Children

29 October 1924
Campbell, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States



    Phyllis E Roach


    Robert S Roach


    Rosalie Joan (Butch) Roach


Parents and Siblings

    John Roach





    Martha Roach



    Harry August Roach


    Viola Roach


    Ella Roach


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles A Roach, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charley Roach in household of John Roach, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Amel Roach in entry for Rosalie Joan Roach, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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