John Roche c.1755 – 1829 is the father of
Mary, 1780 – 1852 m. Nov 1807 Henry Hewitt O’Bryen (1780 – 1836)
and the grandfather of John Roche O’Bryen, Jane Roche (nee O’Bryen), and at the same time both the great-grandfather, and great uncle of Pauline Roche. Pauline Roche’s mother is John Roche’s grand-daughter Jane O’Bryen, and her father is his nephew William Roche.
John Roche appears to have two brothers, and two sisters:
Hugh, who is the father of
James Joseph Roche
Lawrence who is the father of
William m. Jane O’Bryen and father of Pauline Roche
Ellen m. John Verling and mother of
James Roche Verling
Catherine Ellis (nee Verling)
Ellen Verling Jnr.
Julia m. ? Enery
References to (Ellen Verling??) and her brothers John and Laurence Roche of Aghada as members of the council of Cork. Also refers to James Roche Verling having a brother Bartholomew who was a J.P.
From Roche v O’Brien, and his will, we know that John Roche has two sisters
Julia Enery, Ellen Verling
And at least four nephews
James Joseph Roche, William Roche, Bartholomew Verling, and Doctor (James Roche) Verling
And at least two nieces
Ellen Verling jnr, and Catherine Ellis (nee Verling)
From the BLG 1847 entry we know there is another brother Hugh, who is the father of James Joseph Roche, and Hugh Roche jnr
From Barrymore Records we know William Roche is the son of Laurence Roche