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Susannah (King) Roach (abt. 1837 - 1890)

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Susannah Roach formerly King aka Roche
Born about in Wilkes, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married 29 Jul 1855 in Claiborne County, Tennesseemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Dec 2019 | Created 5 Dec 2013
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Susannah King, the daughter of James King and Nancy Lewis,was born about 1837, in Wilkes NC.. The family soon relocated to Claiborne Tennessee, [1] where on 29 July 1855, Susannah married Mathias Croe Roach,[2] after the death of his wife in child birth, becoming mother of the infant Drury and his brother William Temple. The birth locations on census records, shows the family living in Kentucky before settling in Indiana, while seven more children joined the family[3] Susannah and Mathias ended their marriage.[4] and Mathias married Rhetta Edwards in 1874. Susannah passed away in 1890.
Children of Susannah and Mathias Croe Roche[4]
James Roche 1856
David Walker Roche 1860
Henry Clay Roche 1862
John Roche 1864
Edward Roche 1867
Benjamin Roche 1869
Watson Homer Roche 1869


  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Susan King in household of James King, Claiborne county, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States; citing family 1278, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 July 2016), Mathias C Roach and Susannah King, 25 Jul 1855; citing Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 898,393.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 June 2019), Susan Roach in entry for M C Roach, 1870.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2017), Susan Roche, Carr, Jackson, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 106, sheet 41D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,286.

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King-30939 and King-8870 appear to represent the same person because: Same name and spouse.
posted by Patricia Roche

Susannah is 20 degrees from Danielle Liard, 17 degrees from Jack London and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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