John Adam Roush (Johan Adam Rausch), born about 1711 near Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany; immigrated to Philadelphia in 1736; died 19 October 1786 in Shenandoah County, Virginia. He married Susanna Sehler. She was born about 1713 in Germany, and died in 1796 in Shenandoah County. They had at least 10 children: Philip, Henry, John, Jacob, Daniel, Eleanor, Mary, Elisabeth, George, and Jonas.
Philip Roush, born about 1741 in Pennsylvania or Virginia; served in the Dunmore County Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War; died 1 March 1820 in Gallia County, Ohio. He married Catharine Kelchner about 1764. She died in 1833 in Gallia County. They had 13 children: John, Elizabeth, Susanna, Michael, Philip, Catherine, Henry, Sarah, Molly, Eva, George, Hannah, and Jonas.
Jacob Roush, born about 1746 in Pennsylvania or Virginia; served in the Dunmore County Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War; died in 1830 in Gallia County, Ohio. He married Catharine Fox on 21 February 1775 in Dunmore [Shenandoah] County, Virginia. She was born about 1758, and died before 1827 in Gallia County. They had 8 children: Rosanna, Dorothy, Catharine, John, Adam, Susanna, Paul, and Cornelius.
Adam Roush (son of Jacob), born 29 November 1785 in Shenandoah County, Virginia; died in 1846 in Gallia County, Ohio. He married Hannah Roush (daughter of Philip) on 12 April 1808 in Athens County, Ohio. She was born 30 December 1790 in Shenandoah County; died 26 March 1876 in Gallia County. They had 3 children: William, Gideon, and Lydia.
Gideon Roush, born 11 September 1812 in Gallia County, Ohio; died 31 July 1894 in Gallia County. He married Elizabeth Rayburn on 2 March 1837 in Gallia County. She was born 18 March 1815 in Virginia, and died 22 April 1855 in Gallia County. They had 8 possible children: Admiral Rodney, Benjamin, Adam, Wilson, Electa, Abner, William, and James.
Electa Roush, born 11 August 1845 in Gallia County, Ohio; died 30 June 1932 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. She married Newel King on 26 May 1869 in Mason County, [West] Virginia. He was born 17 January 1838 in Gallia County, served in Co. B, 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, and died 17 September 1896 in Gallia County. They had 4 children: Wesley Berlin, Curtis Walden, Minnie, and Bella.
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