Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, with Genealogical Notes of the Families

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William Armstrong Crozier
Genealogical Association, 1908 - History - 106 pages
This volume includes 295 family names with detailed descriptions of their family arms, often their family crest and sometimes their family motto. Entries also include the county (in Virginia) associated with the family, the name of their immigrant ancesto

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Page 86 - Arms: Argent, a lion passant, sable; on a chief of the second, three mullets of the first. Crest: Out of the clouds proper, a demi-lion, rampant, sable, powdered with estoiles, argent, holding a globe, or.
Page 109 - ARMS — Argent two bars gules, in chief three mullets of the second. CREST — Out of a ducal coronet or, an eagle issuant, wings endorsed sable. MOTTO — Virtus sola nobilitas.
Page 91 - Per fesse gules and or, a pale counterchanged, three eagles displayed of the last. Crest: On a chaplet vert flowered or, a falcon rising of the last.
Page 16 - I give and bequeath unto each of my three grandchildren, HC Weems, Wm. Locke Weems, and Sarah Louisa Weems, the sum of five guineas to be laid out for them in silver plate, as their mother shall think proper, the said plate to be engraved with the arms of the Chapman and Pearson families.
Page 72 - ... between two ermine spots.) CREST — A cubit arm ppr., the hand holding a star or, ensigned with a crescent azure. MOTTO— Sola virtus nobilitat.
Page 68 - Martha Eltonhead — came from England in 1640 and settled in Lancaster County. He was a kinsman of Viscount Edward Conway of Conway Castle and Killeltah, and used the arms : Sable on a band argent cotised ermine, a rose gules between two annulets of the last. Crest : A Moor's head side faced ppr., banded round the temples ar. and az. Motto : Fide et amore.
Page 63 - Chequy or and azure on a canton gules a lion rampant argent. CREST — On a chapeau gules turned up ermine a wivern argent wings expanded chequy or and azure.
Page 102 - Per pale argent and sable a chevron, and in base a crescent counterchanged ; on a canton azure a harp or, in the sinister chief point a mullet of the last.
Page 17 - Ar. on a bend sa., three pheons of the field. Crest out of a ducal coronet or, a lion's head ppr.
Page 97 - Argent, a chevron between three cartwheels vert. CREST— On a mount vert, a greyhound sejant argent, sustaining a shield of the last, charged with a cartwheel vert.

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