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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. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. 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.
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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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