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Touchette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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


Early Origins of the Touchette family


The surname Touchette 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.


Early History of the Touchette family


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Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1313, 1371, 1371, 1408, 1963, 1409, 1459, 1491, 1465, 1497, 1558, 1689, 1549 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Touchette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Touchette Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Touchette family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Touchette family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Touchette Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Touchette, who arrived in America in 1787 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Touchette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Touchette, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1920
  • Mary Flora Touchette, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Le Havre, in 1921
  • Joseph I. Touchette, aged 37, who emigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1923

Touchette Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • J. K. Touchette, aged 43, who emigrated to Casselmar, Ontario, in 1913

Contemporary Notables of the name Touchette (post 1700)


  • Marc Touchette, Canadian politician, Borough councillor for Champlain–L'Île-des-Sœurs (2005-2009)
  • Antoine Touchette, Canadian actor
  • Pierre Touchette, Canadian Gemini nominated producer

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Citations


  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.
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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