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While popular in Ireland, the first documented usage of the Roche surname was in Portugal from a Monsignor de la Roche who arrived in Portugal on his way to the Holy Land from possibly Flanders during the reign of Afonso III of Portugal and assisted in the taking of Silves from the Moors. His descendants used the Portuguese version of the word, 'da Rocha'. Another wave of the Roche family arrived from the Diocese of Fermoy, Ireland where they were viscounts during the reign of Joao I. This family helped with the Portuguese war against Castile and this gentlemen had three sons, Gomes, Louis, and Raymond. It is from D. Gomes da Rocha where the Portuguese version of the name continued onto later generations.
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    My Roache Ancestors Honora Roache abt 1813 to post 1871 and Thomas Crone 1811-1871 Doneraile (noted on  Peerage Pages)  married in 1833 Doneraile  Cork. I am seeking Honora's parents. They came to Melbourne Australia in 1862  had six children but I can only find four. I am not sure if their children came to Australia but suspect they might have ???The first Elizabeth 1834 was born in Doneraile Cloyne??Ann 1838 Buttevant Cork  ??????????Richard? 1841 Buttevant CorkMargaret 1844 Buttevant Cork married Richard  Couche? about 1861 Mallow. They had 14 children about 10 survived lived in Brigown Mitchelstown Cork  Richard was a loan officer ??





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    I would like to know if my Grandfather Patrick John Roche who was born in Fermoy County Cork in 1890 was married in Ireland before he settled in Southern Rhodesia from 1922.
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