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John J. Roach
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1831
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Mar. 16, 1906
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Son of Patrick Roach of Ireland.

1870 Census - Union Twp., Madison County, Ohio

John Roach 35 Laborer Ireland
Anna Roach 35 Ireland
Julia Roach 4 Illinois
John Roach 2 Illinois
Ellen Dineen 77 Ireland
Mary Riley 28 Ireland
Peter Kelly 21 Ireland

John is found in the 1880 Allen County, Madison Twp., Census as being 45 years of age. He is living with his wife, Anna and three children; Julia, age 13, John, age 11, and Mary, age 8. The first two children born in Illinois and the last child, Ohio.

John came to the United States in 1859.

Monroeville Breeze March 22, 1906
John J. Roach, for many years a resident of Madison and Monroe townships and who moved to Fort Wayne several years ago with his son John with whom he made his home since that time, died shortly after 8 o'clock Friday evening, March 16, 1906 at the home of his 327 Montgomery street from paralysis with which he had been stricken on Sunday, March 11th.

Mr. Roach was a native of County Cork, Ireland, but came to America many years ago and was well up in years, but up to a few years ago was quite robust and always enjoyed the best of health. In life he was a faithful member of the Catholic church and for many years has held his connection with the St. Rose church of this place and the funeral was conducted there at 9:30 Tuesday morning by the pastor Rev. Father Conroy. The remains having arrived here on the 8 o'clock a.m., train over the Pennsylvania line and taken direct to the church. Interment in the Catholic cemetery.

The surviving relatives are a son, John Roach, with whom he made his home and a daughter Mrs. Julia Beauchot, ov Monroe township, who mourn the loss of a father whose place can never be filled.

Journal Gazette - March 17, 1906

John J. Roach, seventy-five years of age, died at 8:10 o'clock Friday evening of paralysis, from which he had been a sufferer since last Sunday, when he was stricken.
He was born in County Cork, Ireland, June 24, 1831 and came to this country when a young man. He resided in Allen county many years, fifteen of which were spent in Monroeville and six in Fort Wayne. He is survived by one son, John Roach and one daughter, Mrs. Julia Beauchot.
The remains will be taken from the home, 327 Montgomery street, Monday morning and removed to Monroeville where services will be held in St. Rose Catholic church. Interment will take place at Monroeville.

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  Anna Connelly Roach (____ - 1898)
  Julia Anna Roach Beauchot (1866 - 1920)*
  John Roach (1868 - 1942)*
  James Roach (1873 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Rose de Lima Roman Catholic Cemetery
Allen County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Feb 08, 2009
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