Ambrose Joseph Roche1

#36, (24 February 1854 - 8 October 1903)
RelationshipFather of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*William Roche1 (c 1810 - )
Mother*Mary Ann Casey1 (c 1820 - 1859)

Family

Mary Elizabeth Hennessy b. 1857, d. 1943
Children 1.Annette Louise Roche (1879 - 1964)
 2.Mary Roche17 (1880 - 1881)
 3. Estelle Rose Roche+ (1882 - 1971)
 4.Celeste Roche (bt 1884 - 1885 - 1887)
 5.Rev. William Vincent Roche (1884 - 1939)
Birth*24 February 1854He was born on 24 February 1854 at St. Louis, Missouri.1
Baptism5 April 1854He was baptized on 5 April 1854 at Old Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri.1
9 July 1860He appeared on the census of 9 July 1860 in the household of William Roche at St. Louis, MIssouri, age 6.2
between 1869 and 1870He was educated between 1869 and 1870 at College of the Christian Brothers, St. Louis, Missouri.3 
7 July 1870He appeared on the census of 7 July 1870 at Academy of the Christian Brothers, St. Louis, Missouri.4
1872He lived in 1872 at 1317 Morgan, St. Louis, Missouri.5 
1876He lived in 1876 at 1938 O'Fallon, St. Louis, Missouri; empl. Henry McCabe.6 
1878He lived in 1878 at 1117 N. 20th, St. Louis, Missouri.7 
Marriage*1879He married Mary Elizabeth Hennessy, daughter of Patrick J. Hennessy and Catherine O'Brien, in 1879.8 
4 June 1880He and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 at 2025 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. P J Hennessy.9 
8 November 1880He and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy appeared on the census of 8 November 1880 at 2005 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. John Roche, fam 19; Patrick J Hennessy, fam 21.10 
10 February 1889He contributed to the Charles Stewart Parnell Defense Fund with Patrick J. Hennessy on 10 February 1889 at Missouri.11
6 June 1900He and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at 1905 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. Catherine O'Brian Hennessy.12
Death*8 October 1903He died on 8 October 1903 at 1905 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri, at age 49.13,14,15
Burial*9 October 1903He was buried on 9 October 1903 at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.15 
Obituary9 October 1903Obituary for Ambrose Joseph Roche was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Republic on 9 October 1903.16 
ChartsAncestors of Estelle Roche

Citations

  1. [S56] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Early U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Montreal: Institut Généalogique Drouin, after 1940), Old Cathedral, St. Louis, Baptisms 1851 - 1856, vol. 1854, p. 200; "On this 5th day of April 1854, I the undersigned have baptized Ambrose Joseph, born of William Roche and Mary his wife on the 24th day of February last. The sponsors were Daniel Casey and Bridget Knight;" img. 103/228. Online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William (50), Dry Goods Store, b. Ireland.
  3. [S1210] Christian Brothers College 1869–70 Catalog (St. Louis: Missouri Democrat Press, 1870), Ambrose Roche, St. Louis, Mo. List of Premiums, Intermediate Department, First Class. Conduct, Premium 2 (p. 17); Geometry, Acc. 2 (p. 18); Elocution, Premium 2 (p. 18).
  4. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. City of St Louis, subdivision 9.
  5. [S58] Gould's St. Louis Directory , Gould & Aldrich, 1872, p. 631; Ambrose Roche, clerk, Roche & McCabe, res. 1317 Morgan; img 319/512.
  6. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1876, p. 818; Ambrose J. Roche, with Henry McCabe, res. 1938 O'Fallon. [Roche, Boyce & McCabe in 1867 directory]
  7. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1878, p. 774; Ambrose J. Roche, bkpr. Henry McCabe, res. 1117 N. 20th.
  8. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. 1st enum, as "Roach"; Ambrose J (26) (tobacconist), Mary (23), Annette (6/12), all born Missouri.
  10. [S91] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd Enumeration. Ambrose J (26) (wholesale tobacconist), Mary E (22), Annette (10/12).
  11. [S62] St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri.
  12. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Ambrose (46) (tobacco salesman), b. MO Feb 1856; Mary E (42), b. MO Nov 1857, 5 children, 3 living; m. 21 yrs; Annette (20) (stenographer), Estelle (17) (stenographer), William (15) (office boy).
  13. [S27] Vincent W Hartnett, V. W. Hartnett Notes : "Estelle's and Annette's father died of pneumonia when they were young women."
  14. [S28] Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910, online Ancestry.com, see exhibit.
  15. [S29] St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1902, St. Louis Genalogical Association, compiler, online Ancestry.com, age 47, parents b. Ireland; pneumonia.
  16. [S1005] St. Louis Republic, St. Louis, Missouri.
  17. [S383] Missouri Birth Records, 1847/1851-1910, online Ancestry.com, Registry of Births —City of St. Louis, p. 484, img 166/222. Mary Roche, b. 12 Sep 1881, Biddle St.; father Ambrose, mother Mary, both b. St. Louis; informant Mrs. O'Brien.