Joseph Huddell Roach1

#19577, (17 April 1822 - 16 May 1876)
Father*Maj. Isaac Roach Jr.1 (1786 - 1848)
Mother*Mary Huddell1 (s 1800 - )


Eliza Walter Jones b. c 1823, d. 1894
Children 1.Joseph Chandler Roach2 (1847 - 1888)
 2.Mary Huddell Roach+1 (1848 - 1912)
Birth*17 April 1822He was born on 17 April 1822 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2 
Marriage*15 April 1846He married Eliza Walter Jones, daughter of Walter Moore Jones and Maria Holton, on 15 April 1846 at Pennsylvania.2,1 
6 August 1850He and Eliza Walter Jones appeared on the census of 6 August 1850 at South Mulberry Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (nei. Joseph R and Maria Chandler, fam. 568.)3 
29 June 1860He and Eliza Walter Jones appeared on the census of 29 June 1860 at Cinnaminson Twp., Burlington Co., New JerseyG.4 
22 April 1864In John G Whelan's will dated 22 April 1864, Joseph Huddell Roach was named as executor and gave security for the administration of the estate.5 
Death*16 May 1876He died on 16 May 1876 at 2011 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 54.6,2 


  1. [S1781] Lineage Book of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington, D.C., Vol. 5 (1893), p. 122-123. Mary Roach Archer, b. PA, wife of Pierce Archer, dau. of Joseph Huddell Roach and Eliza Walter Jones, grand dau. of Maj. Isaac Roach and Mary Huddell, gr. grand dau. of Isaac Roach and Martha Scanlan. "Isaac Roach, during the [Revolutionary War], commanded the Hancock, Franklin, Congress, Delaware and Chatham, which were chiefly engaged in protecting the Delaware river, and took part in the defense of Fort Mifflin.", online
  2. [S1021] George Norbury Mackenzie, editor, Colonial Families of the United States of America, Seven Volumes (New York and Boston: The Grafton Press, 1907 et al), VI:385-389.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (26), b. PA, merchant; Nina (24), b. PA.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph R (38), b. PA, merchant; Nina H (36), b. PA.
  5. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online, Philadelphia, Will File 688, Book 76, p. 72, estate of John G Whelan. Will dated 22 Apr 1864, giving all to wife Rebecca M Whelan; appoints wife Rebecca and Joseph H Roach executors; witn. Eli R Price and W Moylan Lansdale. Security given 12 Oct 1872 by Joseph H Roche of Riverton NJ, Joseph R Chandler of 155 N. 10th St., and Edward S Clarke of 712 Spruce St. Affirmation of witn. 5 Jan 1876 [sic]. Inventory of goods and chattels, 26 Oct 1872, principally stocks (railroads) and bonds, $16,456.47.
  6. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online, Film 4058575, img. 868/1220, Return of a Death, Physician's Certificate. Joseph H Roach, b. Phila, res. 2011 Spruce St., marr.; d. 16 May 1876, age 55, attack of gall stones; bur. St. Peter's 19 May 1876.