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La Touche Early Origins



The surname La Touche was first found in Rhine Valley, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with domains, estates and manors. The family were well established in the region of Strasburg north to the coast and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community and their religious activities. The La Touche family were from Blesois, between Blois and Orleans, of noble birth and possessing many estates. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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La Touche Spelling Variations


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La Touche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: La Touche, Touche, La Touche, Le Touche, De la Touche, De Touche, LaTouche and many more.

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La Touche Early History


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La Touche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Touche research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1797 are included under the topic Early La Touche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early La Touche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Touche In Ireland


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La Touche In Ireland



Some of the La Touche family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

La Touche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jehan LaTouche, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Martin Latouche, aged 52, arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Jehan LaTouche, aged 45, arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Roger Latouche, who arrived in Quebec in 1680

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Touche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Touche (post 1700)



  • John S. LaTouche, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lackawanna County, 1881-84
  • John Latouche (1917-1956), American TV and film, lyricist and actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    11. ...

    The La Touche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Touche Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2015 at 14:36.

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