Sarah Anna Roach

18 May 1881–
Palmyra, Portage, Ohio

The Life of Sarah Anna

When Sarah Anna Roach was born on 18 May 1881, her father, James Thomas Roach, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Ann Jones, was 36. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Roach
1845–1909
Sarah Ann Jones
1845–1905
David Stephen Roach
1864–1954
Martha Jane Roach
1867–1887
Roach
1870–1870
Nathaniel Morgan Roach
1871–1954
Luther James Roach
1873–1875
William Thomas Roach
1875–1936
George Henry Roach
1878–1945
Sarah Anna Roach
1881–

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 1

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

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

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 (3)

  • Annie Roach in household of James Roach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Roach, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Anna Roach, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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