ROLL OF EARLY AMERICAN ARMS - D
- ARM NAME BLAZON COMMENTS SOURCE
Dade, Francis (in Westmoreland Co, Va, before 1662)
Gules a chevron between three garbs Or, in chief a crescent Sable for difference.
Daggett, Brig Gen Aaron Simon (Green Corner., Me, d. 1842)
Argent on a chief Azure three crescents Or.
Dale, Edward (of Lancaster Co, Va, 1655)
Gules on a mount Vert a swan Argent membered and ducally gorged Or.
Arms on seal used by son-in-law; same as arms of Dale of London and Northampton.
Dame, John (of Dover, NH, 1633)
Or, a griffin passant Azure, on a chief Gules, three fleurs-de-lis Argent
Damon, Thomas (of Charleston, Mass, ca 1650)
Or, a lion rampant Azure, overall on a fess Gules, three martlets Argent
Dana, Francis (Charlestown, Mass, 1743-1811)
Or a chevron engrailed Gules between three hinds trippant
Arms on bookplate. Bolton blazons the field Argent and the hinds as stags, but the bookplate is as blazoned here.
Dana, Richard (Massachusetts, 1700-1772)
Argent a chevron engrailed Azure between three stags trippant Gules
Arms carved on frame of portrait by Copley, ca 1770.
Dana, Richard (of Cambridge, Mass, 1640)
Sable on a bend Argent three chevrons Vert.
1. Dandridge, Col William (d. 1743, King William Co, Va)
2. Dandridge, Col John (d. 1756, Fredericksburg, Va)
Azure a lion’s head erased Or between three mascles Argent
1. Arms on the tombstone of his wife Euphon (1696-1717), Elizabeth City Parish Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
2. Brother of William Dandridge, #1, and father of Mary Dandridge, wife of President George Washington.
1. Danforth, Dr Elijah (Dorchester, Mass, 1683-1736)
2. Danforth, Dr Samuel (Boston, 1740-1827)
Argent in chief a human eye proper and in base a lozenge Azure
1. Arms engraved on a tankard donated to First Church, Dorchester, 1736.
2. Bookplate by Hurd. Nephew of Dr. Elijah Danforth, #1.
Darcy, John (of Maryland, 1749)
Azure crusily three cinquefoils Argent
Arms on his seal.
Dare, Ananias (b. ca. 1560; presumed d. 1587)
Gules a cross engrailed between four fusils Argent
One of the assistant governors of the Roanoke Island "Lost Colony," collectively granted arms by Garter King of Arms prior to the voyage. Father of Virginia Dare.
1. Darling, Samuel (Providence, 1695-New Haven, 1750)
2. Darlington, Abraham (of Pennsylvania, 1711)
3. Darlington, John (of Pennsylvania, 1711)
Azure gutty Or on a fess Or three cross crosslets fitchy Gules
1. On an old seal
2. Crozier 1
3. Crozier 1
Darling, Thomas (Stonington, Conn, 1720-1789
Argent on a bend Gules cotised Vert between two mullets Gules three escallops Or
1. Darlington, Abraham (of Pennsylvania, 1711)
2. Darlington, John (of Pennsylvania, 1711)
Azure gutty Argent on a fess Or three cross crosslets fitchy Gules
Dart, ------ (Charleston, SC, 1700s?)
Argent a fess and a canton Ermine.
Tombstone, not further identified; impaled with Per chevron Argent and Ermine in chief two boar's heads. Bolton's use of "Argent" in his blazon may simply mean that no tinctures are indicated.
Daubeny, Lloyd (in New York ca 1769-80)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules four fusils conjoined in fess Argent (Dawbny); 2nd and 3rd Or two chevronels within a bordure Gules (Daubeny)
1. Davenport, Francis (Boston, c. 1630s
2. Davenport, Capt. Richard (Salem, Mass)
3. Davenport, Rev John (Manchester, Eng, 1597-Boston, 1670)
4. Davenport, Addington (Massachusetts, 1691)
5. Davenport, Isaac
Argent a chevron between three cross crosslets fitchy Sable.
1. Seal on will, Suffolk Co, Mass
3. Seal on letter to Gov. John Winthrop; co-founder of New Haven, 1638
4. Seal on document dated 2 March 1690/91
3.Bolton, Crozier 1, Vermont, NEHGS #20
Davidson, Nicholas (of Connecticut, 1640)
Azure on a fess between three pheons Argent a stag couchant Gules attired with ten tines Or.
Undifferenced Scottish arms of Davidson of Balgay.
Davidson, Sir William (of Boston, 1664)
Azure on a fess between three pheons Argent a stag couchant Gules.
Arms on document dated 1664.
Davie, Humphrey (Billerica and Boston, Mass, bef 1681)
Quarterly 1st and 4th Argent a chevron between three mullets pierced Sable; 2nd and 3rd Azure three cinquefoils on a chief Or a lion passant Gules
From Creedy, Devonshire, son of Sir John Davie, Bt, 1641.
Davie, John (Massachusetts, fl. 1681)
Argent a chevron between three mullets pierced Sable.
Son of Humphrey Davie, entry above.
Davies (Davis), John (of Litchfield, Conn, 1735)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Gules, on a bend Argent, a lion passant Sable; 2nd, Argent, a lion rampant Sable, armed and langued Gules; 3rd, Or, a lion rampant Gules, armed and langued Or
Davie, William Richardson (Egremont, Cumb, 1756-Tivoli, S.C. 1820)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Sable a fess between three roses Or (Davie); 2nd and 3rd Azure on a chief Or three lions heads erased Azure(Richardson)
Governor of North Carolina, 1798-99; arms on bookplate. Bolton blazons the charges in 1 and 4 as cinquefoils Ermine, but the plate clearly shows roses Or; he conjectures the field of 2 and 3 as Sable, but the hatching appears Azure, and a Richardson family from Yorkshire bears the arms as illustrated here.
Davis, Dolor (of Cambridge, Mass, 1634)
Gules, a chevron engrailed between three boars’ heads erased Argent
Davis, E. (Massachusetts, 1743)
Or a chevron Azure voided Argent between three mullets Sable pierced Argent.
Embroidered "hatchment" by Amy Davis, apparently his daughter. Bolton blazons the chevron as Azure and the mullets as simply pierced; our blazon follows the depiction on the embroidery.
Davison, Christopher (of James City, Va, 1621)
Argent, a stag trippant Proper, attired Or
Davis, Sarah (Boston, 1700s)
On a fess three lozenges [tinctures not indicated]
Seal on letter to her son; 3rd wife of William Davis, apothecary.
Davis, Walter (Mecklenburg Co, N.C., 1735-1800)
A chevron between three mullets [tinctures not indicated]
Tombstone, Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, Charlotte
1. Dawes, Ambrose (b. 1642, Braintree, Mass; d. 1705, Boston)
2. Dawes, Col Thomas (Boston, 1751-1809)
Argent on a bend Azure cotised Gules between six battle-axes palewise Sable three swans Or.
1. Paten by Jacob Hurd.
2. Silver punch bowl.
Dawkins, Henry (to New York, 1754; d. 1786)
Gules a lion passant guardant Or between two roses in pale Argent and two flaunches Or each charged with a lion rampant Azure
On bookplate impaling Gules on a chevron between three wolves' heads erased Argent three oak trees eradicated proper fructed Or (Colyear). This is likely not the bookplate of Henry Dawkins of New York but of an unrelated Henry Dawkins, a planter in Jamaica who married Juliana Colyear, daughter of the Earl of Portmore
Day, John (Philadelphia, 1770s-80s)
Argent a lion rampant [tincture not given]
Bookplate by J. Smithers
Day, Robert (b. 1604, to Hartford, Conn., 1636)
Per chevron Or and Azure three mullets counterchanged.
1. Deane, John (of Taunton, Mass, 1637)
2. Deane, Walter (of Taunton, Mass, 1637)
Gules a lion couchant guardant Or on a chief Argent three crescents Gules
DeBlois, Lewis (New York, 1727-London, 1799)
Argent [?] three pallets Countervair on a chief Or an eagle displayed head to sinister Sable
Bookplate by Nathaniel Hurd.
DeBlois, Stephen (Oxford, Eng, 1735-Newport, R.I., 1805)
Gules three pallets Vair on a chief Or an eagle displayed Sable
1. Decatur, Capt Stephen, Sr. (b. Newport, RI, 1752; d. Philadelphia, 1808)
2. Decatur, Commodore Stephen, Jr. (b. Worcester Co, Md, 1779; d. Washington, 1820)
Azure in chief a fusil Argent charged with four roundels Azure and in base a heraldic tyger's head erased close Argent.
Two silver oval plates engraved with the arms, one in reverse for printing purposes, owned by the father and later the son.
1. De Forest, Henry (of New York, 1636)
2. De Forest, Isaac (of New York, 1636)
Per fess, Or a demi-lion issuant holding with both forepaws a pennon Gules, and Azure three pigeons (or merlets) Argent.
Degen, Charles F. (in New Orleans, ca 1800)
Sable two swords in saltire [proper?]
Delamare, ------ (Boston, ca. 1760s)
A lion rampant [tinctures not indicated]
On silver coffeepot by Benjamin Burt.
1. De Lancey, Etienne [Stephen] (b. 1663, Caen, France; d. 1741, New York)
2. De Lancey, James (New York, 1703-1760)
3. De Lancey, Maj Gen Oliver (New York, 1718-Beverley, Yorks, 1785)
Azure a tilting lance palewise proper with flag flying all debruised of a bar Or
1. Crozier specifies that the flag is Argent charged with a cross Gules, fringed gold, and floating to dexter. The seal and bookplates of his sons do not show the cross.
2. Arms on his seal and bookplate; son of Etienne de Lancey #1; acting Governor of New York, 1753-55. On the seal, the flag flies to dexter.
3. Arms on his bookplate; son of Etienne de Lancey #1 and brother of James. On the bookplate, the flag flies to sinister.
2. Crozier 1, Bolton
1. Delano (de la Noye), Philippe (to Connecticut by 1635)
2. Delano, Jonathan (in Tolland, Conn., 1722)
Argent fretty Sable on a chief Gules three wolves' heads erased Or.
1. Descendant of Breton noble family of de la Noue; immigrated from Leyden, Neth. Matthews says arms were fretty Gules (see below).
2. Grandson of Philippe Delano, #1.
2. Vermont, Bolton
Delano (de la Noye), Philippe (to Plymouth, Mass., 1621?)
Argent fretty on a chief Gules three wolves' heads erased Or.
Same man as above. All other sources say fretty Sable.
Delaware, State of (independent 1776)
[Azure] a fess wavy between in chief a garb bendwise and an ear of corn bendwise sinister and in base a cow passant [all Argent]
Adopted by act of the legislature 17 Jan 1777. The original act did not specify tinctures but early emblazonments show those used here. See [[State.Delaware">our article on the state's arms.
Delfau, Jean-Joseph, Baron de Pontalba (in Louisiana 1732)
1. Denison, William (to Roxbury, Mass, 1632)
2. Denison, Maj Gen Daniel (d. ca. 1673)
3. Denison, Rev John (d. 1742, Ipswich, Mass.)
4. Denison, John, 3rd (d. 1749, Ipswich, Mass.)
Argent on a chevron engrailed Gules between three torteaux an annulet Or
Burke attributes to a Northern Irish family.
2. Seal on will
3. Grandson of Daniel Denison, #2; arms on tombstone, Ipswich Burying Ground.
4. Tombstone, Ipswich Burying Ground.
2. Vermont, Bolton
3. Vermont, Bolton
4. Vermont, Bolton
Denn, John (Ripple, Kent, 1636-Salem, N.J., 1685)
Argent two flaunches Sable each charged with a leopard's face Or
Denny, Samuel (in Maine, 1762)
A fess and in chief three mullets [tinctures uncertain]
On his seal. Bolton speculates Sable charges on an Argent field.
Denny, William (b. England)
Gules a saltire between 12 crosses formy Argent [Or?]
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1756-59; arms on seal.
1. Dering, ------ (Boston, 1731)
2. Dering, Thomas (Boston, 1720-1785)
3. Dering, Henry Packer (Sag Harbor, NY, 1763-1822)
Gules three roebuck's heads couped Or.
1. Quillwork "hatchment" in collection of Metropolitan Museum, NY, dated 1731.
2. Two bookplates by Nathaniel Hurd, one dated 1749.
3. Bookplate by Hurd.
3. E. V. de Braganza, American Dering Family Bookplates
Deschamps de Boishebert, Louis-Henri (Quebec, 1679-Montreal, 1736)
Argent three popinjays Vert beaked and membered Gules
Commander of Fort Pontchartrain, Detroit, 1730-33
Desnouettes, Lt Gen Count Charles Lefebvre (France, 1773-at sea, 1822)
Quarterly, 1st Azure a sword palewise Argent hilted and pommelled Or (the insignia of a military count); 2nd Argent a lion rampant Sable armed and langued and carrying a standard Gules; 3rd Sable a pine tree ensigned with a star Or and supported at the foot on the sinister side by a lion rampant Argent; 4th Vert a hunting-horn Or surmounted of a scimitar bendwise Argent hilted and pommelled Or
Ex-Bonapartist general in Alabama 1817-22.
Devotion (de Vaution), Edward (in Brookline, Mass, 1650)
Argent on a bend Azure between two martlets Sable three escallops Or.
From La Rochelle, France. See different arms used by his son, below.
Devotion, John (Brookline, Mass, 1659-Hartford, Conn, 1732)
A fess Ermine between three cinquefoils [tinctures not specified]
Seal on a deed dated 1706.
Dexter, Samuel (Marlborough, Mass, 1756-Albany,1825)
Gules a chevron [Argent?] between three bezants
Arms on gravestone (present stone appears modern).
1. Dickenson, Walter (of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1654)
2. Dickenson, Henry (of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1654)
3. Dickenson, John (of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1654)
4. Dickenson, Nathaniel (of Boston, 1629)
Vert a cross between four [?] hinds’ heads erased Or
Crozier blazons three hinds' heads, presumably in error.
Dickinson, John (1732-1808, Pennsylvania)
Azure a fess between two lions passant Ermines.
Hatchment in collection of Library Company of Pennsylvania; bookplate.
Digges, Edward (d. 1675, York Co, Va)
Gules on a cross Argent five eagles displayed Sable
Governor of Virginia, 1655-57. See variant above.
1. Digges, Edward (d. 1675, York Co, Va)
2. Digges, Col William (d. 1710, Belfield, Va)
3. Digges, Col Dudley (York Co, Va, 1664-1710)
Gules on a cross Argent five double-headed eagles’ heads erased Sable
1. On his tomb, with a crescent for difference; governor of Virginia, 1655-57. See variant below.
2. On his tomb at Belfield; son of Edward Digges, #1.
3. On his tomb at Belfield; son of Edward Digges, #1.
3. Crozier 2
Digges, Mary (d. James City Co, Va, 1690)
Gules on a cross Argent five double-headed eagles Sable
On her tomb, Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg. Mrs. Francis Page, daughter of Edward Digges, above.
Dighton, Frances (Gloucester, Eng, 1611-Taunton, Mass, 1703)
Argent a lion passant between three crosses paty fitchy Gules
Mrs Richard Williams
Dinwiddie, Robert (in Virginia, 1751-58)
Per fess two landscapes, the upper with an Indian his bow at full draught marking a stag standing at full gaze regardant proper; the lower with a ship under full sail on water within sight of and making toward a distant land representing America.
On his bookplate; lieutenant governor (and acting governor of Virginia. Arms matriculated in Lyon Register I:142 ( 1751); blazon based on that in Papworth's Ordinary.
Diodati (or Diodate), William (in New Haven, 1717)
Per pale, dexter Gules a lion rampant Or, sinister barry of six Or and Gules.
Disbrow, Peter (of Rye, N.Y., 1666)
Argent, a fess between three bears’ heads and necks erased Sable, muzzled Or
Disbrow, Samuel (in Guilford, Conn, 1639)
Argent a fess between three bears' heads couped at the neck Sable muzzled Or.
Son of James Disbrow of Ettisley, Camb.
Dix, Elijah (Watertown, Mass, 1747-Dixmont, Me, 1809)
Per pale, dexter per fess the chief Azure on a bend Or three martlets Gules on a chief Argent two reindeer's heads couped Gules (Dix?), the base Argent a lion rampant Sable chained Or (Phillips); sinister Or on a fess Gules three dolphins embowed [Argent?] (Lemmon)
Embroidered "hatchment" by his daughter Mary (Mrs. Thaddeus Harris of Dorchester, Mass.
Dixon, Anne (in Scarborough, Me, 1665)
Gules on a bend Or between six roundels Argent three roundels Gules over all a chief Ermine
Mrs Ralph Allison
Dixwell, John (Kent, Eng, 1607-New Haven, 1689)
Argent a chevron Gules between three fleurs-de-lis Sable
One of the regicide judges of Charles I; fled to Connecticut ca 1660
1. Doane, John (of Plymouth, Mass, 1630)
2. Doane, Isaiah (Barnstable Co, Mass, ca 1765
Azure two bars Argent on a bend over all Gules three arrows bendwise points downward Argent.
2. Embroidered "hatchment" by his daughter Hope Doane (1730-1830), impaling Sable a chevron Ermines between two lions passant Argent (for Isaiah's wife, Hope Rich).
Dobbs, Arthur (Co Antrim, Ire, 1689-Brunswick, N.C., 1765)
Per pale Sable and Argent a chevron engrailed between three unicorns' heads erased all counterchanged
Recorded in Ulster Office. Governor of North Carolina, 1754-65.
Dodd, Edward (in Hartford, Conn, 1683)
Argent on a fess gules cotised wavy Sable three crescents Or.
Son of John Dodd of Northamptonshire.
Dodge, William (of Salem, Mass, 1623)
Barry of six Or and Sable on a pale overall Gules a woman’s breast distilling milk proper
Dolbeare, Edmund (of Boston, 1678)
Azure a bend Argent cotised Or between six martlets Argent
Dongan, Col Thomas (Co Kildare, Ire, 1634-London, 1715; in New York, 1683-90)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules three lions passant Or each supporting with his dexter forepaw a closed helmet Argent garnished Gold; 2nd and 3rd Azure six plates on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant Gules
Bookplate by Henry Dawkins. See variant arms above and below. Governor of New York, 1684-88; later 2nd Earl of Limerick. Bolton omits the helmets in 1st and 4th and blazons the demi-lion in 2nd and 3rd as Sable; the bookplate appears to be hatched for Gules.
Dongan, Col Thomas (Co Kildare, Ire, 1634-London, 1715; in New York, 1683-90)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules three lions passant Or each supporting with his dexter forepaw a closed helmet Argent garnished Gold; 2nd Azure six plates on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant Gules; 3rd Azure a talbot passant Argent
On his seal. The seal does not show tinctures; these are taken from F. M. Danaher, An Address before the Dongan Club (1889). See variant arms above. Bolton blazons the charge in 3rd as a lion.
Dongan, Col Thomas (Co Kildare, Ire, 1634-London, 1715; in New York, 1683-90)
Azure six plates on a chief Or a demi-lion Gules
Basic arms; see quartered variants below. Governor of New York, 1684-88; later 2nd Earl of Limerick.
Donk, Adriaen van der (in Castle Island, N.Y., 1641)
Or three towers Gules
B. ca. 1618, Putten, Dordrecht, Neth.; d. New Amsterdam, 1695.
Doodes, Minor (d Middlesex Co, Va, ca 1677)
A three-masted ship under sail on waves of the sea [tinctures not indicated]
Seal on his will.
Doorn, Anthony van (to Bristol, R.I., 1755)
Or on a mount [Vert?] three thorn branches erect [proper?] on a chief Azure a fish naiant [proper?]
Seal of his father
Dormer, Sir Fleetwood (of James River, Va, by 1649)
Azure ten billets on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant Sable.
Dorr, Edward (of Boston, 1648)
Argent a chevron between three mullets Or [sic]
Dorset, James (of Monmouth Co, N.Y., 1676)
Quarterly Or and Gules a bend overall Vair
Dorsey, John (in Maryland, 1749)
Azure crusily three cinquefoils Argent.
Seal on document dated 1749. Same arms as Darcy, above.
Douglas, Col William (of Loudoun Co, Va, 1770)
Argent a heart Gules imperially crowned Proper between two buckles Azure all within a bordure Gules and on a chief Azure three stars Argent
1. Douglas, William (of New London, Conn, 1660)
2. Douglas, James (of Voluntown, Conn, 1729)
3. Douglas, Thomas (of New Fairfield, Conn, 1771)
4. Douglas, William (of Bergen, NY, 1671)
Argent heart Gules imperially crowned proper on a chief Azure three stars Argent
Undifferenced Scottish arms of Douglas of Douglas.
1. Douw, Jonas Volckerts (Greenbush, N.Y., 1661-1736)
2. Douw, Petrus (Albany, 1692-Greenbush, N.Y., 1775)
The figure of Hope standing in water with an anchor at her feet her sinister hand extended to dexter holding a dove, in the background a mountain and a tree [tinctures not indicated]
1. Engraved on a silver cann and a silver tankard, both 1700-30, in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
2. Engraved on a silver teapot ca. 1730; son of Jonas Volckerts Douw, #1.
Emblazonment colors are conjectural based on description of the Douw window below.
Douw, Volckert Peter (Albany, 1720-Wolvenhoek, N.Y., 1801)
Argent on a fess Azure between in chief a mountain slope and a tree proper and in base a bird sejant regardant Sable a demi-woman proper behind an anchor bendwise flukes upward holding on her dexter hand a bird Sable
Arms on seal and silver tobacco box. Mayor of Albany, 1761-70; son of Petrus Douw, #2, above. Blazon based on Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, Vol I (1901), describing the Douw arms as they reportedly appeared in a 1656 window of Old Dutch Church, Albany, except that the positions of the mountain and tree are reversed. Bolton blazons the demi-woman as a child.
Dowd, Henry (of Guilford, Conn, 1639)
Vert a saltire Or in chief two swords in cross [in saltire?] Argent pommeled Or
Downer, Robert (of Newbury, Mass, 1650)
Gules a chevron Or between three peacocks Argent
Downing, Emanuel (Ipswich, Suffolk, 1585-Salem, Mass, 1656)
Barry of eight Argent and Vert a griffin segreant Or
Dows, Jonathan (d. 1725, Charlestown, Mass)
Or a chevron checky Argent and Azure [or Sable] between three greyhounds courant Sable
Arms on tombstone, Phipps St Yard, Charlestown, impaling Winslow (for his second wife).
1. Drake, John (of Windsor, Conn, 1640)
2. Drake, Thomas (of Weymouth, Mass, 1653)
3. Drake, Robert (in Accomack Co, Va, 1636)
Argent a wyvern wings displayed and tail nowed Gules
3. NEHGS blazons a fire-drake, but the emblazonment shows it the same as a wyvern with wings displayed.
2. Crozier 1
3. NEHGS #447
Drake, Richard (d. Radnor, Pa, 1808)
Argent a wyvern wings addorsed and tail nowed Gules
Arms on tombstone, St David's Church, Radnor
Draper, James (of Roxbury, Mass, 1646)
Argent on a fess engrailed between three annulets Gules three covered cups Or
Drayton, Thomas (of Charleston, SC, 1679)
Argent a cross engrailed Gules
Drayton, William (Charleston Co, SC, 1733-1790)
Azure goutté a Pegasus rearing up Argent
Drew, William (in Boston, ca 1790)
Ermine a lion passant contourny proper
Drum Makers, Society of (New York, by 1788)
A lamb and in chief a sheaf of flax between two drums [tinctures not given]
On a banner carried in the Constitutional procession of 1788, from Col Richard Platt's account of the procession.
Duane, James (New York, 1733-1797)
Ermine a lion passant Sable in chief two crescents Gules
Bookplate. Mayor of New York, 1789-1794.
1. Du Bois, Louis (in New Paltz, N.Y., 1670)
2. Du Bois, Rev Gualtherus (to New York, 1699)
Argent a lion rampant Sable armed and langued Gules.
1. From France; founder of New Paltz.
2. Seal on copies of records of Dutch Reformed Church, New York.
2. NYG&BR 64:144-45
1. Dudley, Thomas (to Massachusetts 1630; d. 1653)
2. Dudley, Joseph (Roxbury, Mass, 1647-1720)
3. Dudley, Joseph (Massachusetts, 1754)
Or a lion rampant fork-tailed Vert.
Variants exist; see above and below.
2. Seal; Gore Roll of Arms; also his wife's entry on the Gore Roll, on a lozenge impaled with her own paternal arms (Tyng). Governor of Massachusetts, 1702-1715; son of Gov Thomas Dudley, #1.
3. Bookplate bearing this date; Allen's American Bookplates says it was engraved earlier and a different name and date inserted
Dudley, Thomas (to Massachusetts 1630; d. 1653)
Or a lion rampant Vert a crescent for difference.
On his seal. Variants exist (see below). Four times governor of Massachusetts Bay. From Northampton, Eng.
Dudley, Thomas (to Massachusetts 1630, d. 1715)
Or a lion rampant fork-tailed [Azure?] in dexter chief a crescent for difference.
Arms on altar tomb and on memorial tablet (made later). See variants above.
1. Duer, William (Devon, Eng, 1747-New York, 1799)
2. Duer, William Alexander (New York, 1780-1858)
Ermine a bend Gules
1. Bookplate; member of Continental Congress
2. Bookplate, impaling "Or a bend Azure"; president, Columbia College, son of William Duer, #1.
Duffield, George (to Pequea, Lancaster Co, Pa, 1730)
Sable a chevron between three doves Argent.
From Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ire.
1. Duke, Henry (of Virginia, 1696)
2. Duke, George (of Albemarle Co, Va, 1656)
3. Duke, Cliviers (Albemarle Co, Va, early 1700s)
Azure a chevron between three doves [?] close Argent membered Gules
1. Arms on seal ring.
3. Arms on seal ring.
Dulany, Daniel, the younger (Anne Arundel Co, Md, 1722-1797)
Argent a cross lozengy Gules and on a chief Or a lion passant Gules
Arms on seal and bookplate. See also next above for arms of his parents.
Dulany, Daniel (to Maryland, 1703; d. Annapolis, 1753)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Argent a cross lozengy Gules and on a chief Or a lion passant Gules; 2nd and 3rd Azure a saltire betewen four birds close Argent (for Smith)
Arms on tomb of Dulany and his wife Rebecca Smith Dulany (d. 1737), St Anne's Church, Annapolis. Parents of Daniel Dulany, Jr, below.
Dumaresq[ue], Capt Philip (in Massachusetts, 1716; d. Boston, 1775)
Gules three escallops Or
Son of Elias Dumaresque of Jersey; with a mullet for difference
1. Dummer, Richard (in Boston, 1632)
2. Dummer, Thomas (in Salisbury, Mass, 1639)
3. Dummer, Stephen (in Newbury, Mass, 1645)
4. Dummer, William (Newbury, Mass, 1677-1761)
5. Dummer, Jeremiah (Newbury, Mass., 1681-England, 1739)
Azure three fleurs-de-lis on a chief Or a demi-lion Azure.
4. Seal; Gore Roll of Arms (entry dated 1723). Acting governor of Massachusetts, 1723-28. See variants below.
5. Bookplate. Distant cousin of #1-3.
Confirmed to English Dummer cousins by the English kings of arms on the basis of ancient user by common ancestors, 1711.
2. NEHGS #227
3. NEHGS #227
4. Matthews, Zieber
5. Allen, Amer. Bookplates
Dummer, William (1677-1761, Newbury, Mass)
Azure three fleurs-de-lis on a chief Or a demi-lion Sable.
Engraved on flagon presented by William Dummer to Hollis Street Church, Boston, 1753, and on a gold snuff box. Arms with the demi-lion Sable Granted to English cousins of William Dummer, 1721.
Dummer, William (Newbury, Mass, 1677-1761)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules ten billets Argent; 2nd and 3rd Azure three fleurs-de-lis on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant Sable
Engraved on "A Prospect of the Colledges at Cambridge" dedicated to Dummer, 1726. 1st and 4th quarters granted to English Dummer cousins as a second coat, 1721, with a bezant in lieu of the bottom billet.
Dunbar, George (Hyde Park, N.Y., 1750)
Gules a lion rampant within a bordure Or charged with eight roses Gules
From Woodside, Scotland
Dunbar, James (South Carolina, 1820)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules a lion rampant within a bordure Argent charged with eight roses Gules; 2nd and 3rd Or three cushions pendant within a double tressure flory-counterflory Gules
From Randalstown, Co. Antrim, Ire.
Duncan, James H. (of Haverhill, Mass, 1820)
Gules a chevron Or between in chief two trefoils and in base a hunting horn Argent stringed Azure
Duncan, Robert (to Boston, 1720)
Gules a chevron Or between in chief two cinquefoils and in base a hunting horn Argent stringed Azure
Embroidered "hatchment" made by his daughter Isabella (1744-1775)
Dunch, Deborah, Lady Moody (in Salem, Mass, 1640)
Sable a chevron between three towers triple-towered Or.
Wife of Sir Henry Moody, Bt (q.v.). Later in Gravesend, Long Island.
Duncombe, Thomas (d. Lancaster Co, Pa, ca 1659)
A chevron between three bugle horns [tinctures not indicated]
Seal on will probated 1659.
1. Dungan, Rev Thomas (to Portsmouth, R.I., by 1638)
2. Dungan, Barbara (to Portsmouth, R.I., by 1638)
3. Dungan, Frances (to Portsmouth, R.I., by 1638)
Azure six roundels Argent on a chief Or a demi-lion Gules
Siblings; from London. See also Thomas Dongan, above.
Dunmore, Larry (to Pennsylvania, 1760)
Vert three garbs Or.
From northern Ireland
Dupont [Du Pont] de Nemours, Pierre Samuel (Paris, 1739-Greenville, Del, 1817)
Azure upon a terrace Vert a column Argent
To Delaware 1799
Durand, John (Jean)(to La Rochelle, NY, before 1698)
Sable a fess dancetty in chief three fleurs-de-lys Or.
Bookplate ca 1720
Duvall, Mareen (to Anne Arundel Co, Md, 1650; d. 1699)
A chevron between in chief two mullets pierced and in base an axe [tinctures not indicated]
Seal on document dated 1659.
Duyn, Cornelius van (in Long Island, New Netherlands, 1649)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules a cross flory Or; 2nd and 3rd Argent three roundels Gules
1. Dwight, John (in Dedham, Mass, 1634)
2. Dwight, Timothy (d. Dedham, Mass, 1717, aged 88)
Ermine a lion passant in base a cross crosslet fitchy Or and on a chief Gules a crescent Gold.
1. From Dedham, Essex, Eng.
2. Engraved on silver tankard.
Dyckman, J. G. (in New York ca 1800?)
Quarterly, 1st Or a dove volant holding in its beak an olive branch proper; 2nd Gules a broken chain proper; 3rd Argent a garb proper; 4th Vert a shovel proper
Dyer, Anthony (Cranston, R.I., 1743-Providence, 1808)
Sable a fess between three goats passant Argent
On his seal. Possibly a different Anthony Dyer; Bolton does not provide dates.
1. Dyer, Giles (in Suffolk Co, Mass, 1713)
2. Dyer, William (in Rhode Island, 1660)
Argent on a bend cotised Sable three crescents Or.
1. Gore Roll of Arms
2. Seal on document witnessed by William Dyer.
Dyer, ------ (Massachusetts, late 1700s)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Or a chief indented Gules; 2nd and 3rd Sable three goats passant Argent.
Painting by John Coles; arms possibly invented by him.
Alias "Major John Smith;" b. Tannington, Suffolk, abt. 1622; d. 1662. Arms on the tomb of his brother Thomas in Tannington.