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The Letouchett surname was taken on from any of several places so named, especially in Western France.

Early Origins of the Letouchett family


The surname Letouchett was first found in Touchet, an arrondissement of Mortaine, Normandy. "In 1082 Ursinus de Touchet granted lands to the Church of St. William, Maortaine. The name still remains in Normandy." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)

The first record of the family in ancient Britain was Joceline Touchet who was seated in Cheshire temp. William I (during the reign of William I, the Conqueror. ) He was father of Henry and his son, Henry was granted the village of Tattenhall by Ralph Gernons, the Earl of Chester. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)

"Audley [in Staffordshire] gives the title of Baron to the family of Touchet." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Little is known of the family until the 14th century when Sir John Tuchet (1327-1371) was listed. He married Joan Audley (1331-1393,) daughter of James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley to become the 3rd Baron Audley. His son John Tuchet (1371-1408) was the 4th Baron Audley and the 1st Baron Tuchet.


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Early History of the Letouchett family

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Early History of the Letouchett family


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Letouchett Spelling Variations

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Letouchett Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Touchet, Touchett, Touchette, Le Touchet, Le Touchett, Le Touchette, Touche and many more.

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Early Notables of the Letouchett family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Letouchett family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Letouchett family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Letouchett family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Touchet, who settled in Quebec in 1649; Julien La Touche, who settled in Quebec in 1665; Roger La Touche, who settled in Quebec in 1665; Simon Touchet, who came to Quebec in 1661.

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  1. ^ The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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