Michael Roche

1887–10 December 1953 (Age 66)
Murher, County Kerry, Ireland

The Life of Michael

Michael Roche was born in 1887, in Murher, County Kerry, Ireland. He married Mary Roche in 1912, in Murher, County Kerry, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 December 1953, at the age of 66.

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Michael Roche
Mary Roche
Marriage: 1912
Jimmy Roche

Spouse and Children

Murher, County Kerry, Ireland


World Events (6)


Age 32

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 33

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 35

Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): see Roache . This is the name of various important families in Munster (counties Cork, Wexford, and Limerick).2 French: topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop or crag, Old French roche.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, Rocco, based on hrok, of uncertain origin, or hrōd ‘renown’.

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

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