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
1899–1986
Selma R. Muth
1906–1993
Marriage: 29 October 1924
Bernice Adeline Roach
1926–2009
Phyllis E Roach
1928–
Robert S Roach
1932–
Rosalie Joan (Butch) Roach
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1924
Campbell, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States
children

(4)

    Female1926–2009Female

    Phyllis E Roach

    Female1928–Female

    Robert S Roach

    Male1932–Male

    Rosalie Joan (Butch) Roach

    Female1940–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Roach

    Male1872–1935Male

    Female1878–1964Female

siblings

(8)

    Martha Roach

    Female1898–Female

    Male1899–1986Male

    Harry August Roach

    Male1901–1992Male

    Viola Roach

    Female1906–Female

    Ella Roach

    Female1908–Female

+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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