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Touche Early Origins



The surname 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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Touche Spelling Variations


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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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Touche Early History


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Touche Early History



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

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Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Touche In Ireland


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Touche In Ireland



Some of the 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:

Touche Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Le Noble Touche, who setted in Louisiana in 1726
  • Pierre Touche, who settled in Louisiana in 1756

Touche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Julien La Touche, who settled in Quebec in 1665
  • Roger La Touche, who settled in Quebec in 1665

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Contemporary Notables of the name Touche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Touche (post 1700)



  • Sir Rodney Touche, President of Make Believe Village, Alberta, Canada

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Touche Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Touche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The 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 3 April 2014 at 10:38.

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