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Rhetta E (Edwards) Roche (1856 - 1918)

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Rhetta E Roche formerly Edwards
Born in Jackson, Indiana, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1874 in Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 16 Dec 2019 | Created 5 Dec 2013
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Rhette Edwards, daughter of Joseph Edwards and Elizabeth Woodmansee, was born 14 Feb 1856, in Jackson Indiana. [1] She married Mathias Croe (Roach) Roche in 1874, after his divorce from his second wife, Susannah. They had twin sons, Matthias Croe and Manson C., on 30 Aug. 1876 in Brownstown Indiana. [2] Rhette was buried 18 Dec 1918 at Knoxville Cemetery in Knox County, Illinois. [3]


  1. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 July 2015), Retta E Roche, 16 Dec 1918; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,544,184.
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2017), Rhettie Roach in household of M C Roach, Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 13, sheet 284B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,702.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 16 December 2019), memorial page for Rette E Edwards Roche (14 Feb 1856–18 Dec 1918), Find A Grave: Memorial #22146977, citing Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois, USA
  • "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 July 2015), Rhetta Edwards in entry for Matthias Croe Roche, 16 Mar 1946; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,991,239.
  • Source: S54 Title: Mildred Fowler's notes on the Roach/Roche family research

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