Annette Louise Roche

#40, (18 December 1879 - June 1964)
RelationshipSister of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*Ambrose Joseph Roche (1854 - 1903)
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Hennessy (1857 - 1943)
Syngeneia Collection

Family 1

Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins b. 1875, d. c 1910

Family 2

Frank Senior Pickles b. 1882, d. 1948
She lived at 4147 St. Louis Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri
Annette Louise Roche was also known as Nettie. 
Her married name was Robbins. 
Her married name was Pickles. 
Birth*18 December 1879She was born on 18 December 1879.1 
4 June 1880She appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 in the household of Ambrose Joseph Roche and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy at 2025 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri, age 6 months; nei. P J Hennessy.2 
8 November 1880She appeared on the census of 8 November 1880 in the household of Ambrose Joseph Roche and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy at 2005 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri, age 1; nei. John Roche, fam 19; Patrick J Hennessy, fam 21.3 
6 June 1900She appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 in the household of Ambrose Joseph Roche and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy at 1905 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. Catherine O'Brian Hennessy.4
Marriage*before October 1903She married Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins, son of Rufus M Robbins and Margaret _____, before October 1903.5,6
1904She was a bookkeeper at F. W. Hoyt & Co. in 1904 at St. Louis, Missouri.7 
1904She and Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins lived in 1904 at 2418A Bacon, St. Louis, Missouri.7 
Marriage7 June 1905She witnessed the marriage of Joseph Patrick Francis Hartnett and Estelle Rose Roche on 7 June 1905 at St. Bridget's Church, St. Louis, Missouri, as matron of honor.8 
1908 In 1908 Annette Louise Roche and Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins were owners of Robbins Jewelry Co. located at 211 North 7th, St. Louis, Missouri.9 
19 April 1910She and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at 4118 St. Louis Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.10 
Marriage*21 September 1915She married Frank Senior Pickles, son of Simon B Pickles and Emily Rhodes, on 21 September 1915 at Sereno, Perry Co., MissouriG; (Annette's brother William was living in Perry Co. at the time.)11
March 1918She lived in March 1918 at 5839 Berlin Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.12 
12 January 1920She and Frank Senior Pickles appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at 5839 Pershing, St. Louis, Missouri.13 
9 April 1940She and Frank Senior Pickles appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at 5839 Pershing, St. Louis, Missouri.14 
She was employed by (Proprietor) at Robbins Jewelry Co. (Holland Building), St. Louis, Missouri
Death*June 1964She died in June 1964 at MissouriG at age 84.15 
Obituary29 June 1964Obituary for Annette Louise Roche was published St. Louis Post-Dispatch, p. 4B (30 Jun 1964 p. 18A) on 29 June 1964.16 
Burial*1 July 1964She was buried on 1 July 1964 at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.17 


  1. [S4] "V. W. Hartnett Calendar with family dates," (MS, 2009; Crestwood, NY).
  2. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. 1st enum, as "Roach"; Ambrose J (26) (tobacconist), Mary (23), Annette (6/12), all born Missouri.
  3. [S91] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd Enumeration. Ambrose J (26) (wholesale tobacconist), Mary E (22), Annette (10/12).
  4. [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).
  5. [S58] Gould's St. Louis Directory , 1901 Zebulon res. 4441 West Belle Place, also Margaret Robbins, wd. of Rufus M; Annette res. 1905 Biddle, also Ambrose; appear together in 1904 directory.
  6. [S1005] St. Louis Republic, St. Louis, Missouri.
  7. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1904:1725; Zebulon and Annette Robbins, res. 2418A Bacon; Annette bkpr F W Hoyt & Co; Zebulon grocer.
  8. [S32] "Our Honeymoon Trip," (MS, June 7, 1905 and on; Maureen H. LoPresti, Estelle Rose Hartnett Collection; New York.
  9. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1908:1531; Annette L Robbins and Zebulon B Robbins, both Robbins Jewelry Co., 211 N. 7th, res. 4136 St. Louis Avenue. [There is also a John Robbins, clerk, res. 4136 St. Louis Avenue]
  10. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Mary E (53) (own income), Annette Robbins (30) (Jeweler shop).
  11. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online, Perry County, p. 447. Frank Senior Pickles and Annette L. Robbins, both of St. Louis; lic. and marriage 21 Sep 1915, officiator Wm. V. Roche, R. C. priest; filed 5 Oct 1915.
  12. [S62] St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri.
  13. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Mary ROCHE, age 56, widow, born Ireland, in h/h.
  14. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. F. Senior (56), b. England, retail jewelry (owner-manager); Annette L (56), b. MO, retail jewelry (owner-manager); same house in 1935; Mary E. (82), mother-in-law, b. MO, widow.
  15. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online or, Annette Pickles, SSN 496-34-5279, b. 18 Dec 1879, d. Jun 1864, last res. MO.
  16. [S93] St. Louis Public Library, online, Pickles, Annette L. Roche; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 1964 (Mrs. F. Senior) (née Robbins) 6/29 p4B, Article 6/30 p18A, Burial permit 7/3 p6C.
  17. [S65] Archdiocese St. Louis Cemetery Records, online, downloaded 4 Nov 2012; interment 352396.