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.
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
Dana, Richard (Massachusetts, 1700-1772)
Argent a chevron engrailed Azure between three stags trippant Gules
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. 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
Darcy, John (of Maryland, 1749)
Azure crusily three cinquefoils Argent
Dare, Ananias (b. ca. 1560; presumed d. 1587)
Gules a cross engrailed between four fusils Argent
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
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.
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.
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.
Davidson, Sir William (of Boston, 1664)
Azure on a fess between three pheons Argent a stag couchant Gules.
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
Davie, John (Massachusetts, fl. 1681)
Argent a chevron between three mullets pierced Sable.
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)
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.
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]
Davis, Walter (Mecklenburg Co, N.C., 1735-1800)
A chevron between three mullets [tinctures not indicated]
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.
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
Day, John (Philadelphia, 1770s-80s)
Argent a lion rampant [tincture not given]
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
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.
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]
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
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.
2. Vermont, Bolton
Delano (de la Noye), Philippe (to Plymouth, Mass., 1621?)
Argent fretty on a chief Gules three wolves' heads erased Or.
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]
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
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]
Denny, William (b. England)
Gules a saltire between 12 crosses formy Argent [Or?]
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.
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
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
Devotion (de Vaution), Edward (in Brookline, Mass, 1650)
Argent on a bend Azure between two martlets Sable three escallops Or.
Devotion, John (Brookline, Mass, 1659-Hartford, Conn, 1732)
A fess Ermine between three cinquefoils [tinctures not specified]
Dexter, Samuel (Marlborough, Mass, 1756-Albany,1825)
Gules a chevron [Argent?] between three bezants
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
Dickinson, John (1732-1808, Pennsylvania)
Azure a fess between two lions passant Ermines.
Digges, Edward (d. 1675, York Co, Va)
Gules on a cross Argent five eagles displayed Sable
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
3. Crozier 2
Digges, Mary (d. James City Co, Va, 1690)
Gules on a cross Argent five double-headed eagles Sable
Dighton, Frances (Gloucester, Eng, 1611-Taunton, Mass, 1703)
Argent a lion passant between three crosses paty fitchy Gules
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.
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.
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)
Dixon, Anne (in Scarborough, Me, 1665)
Gules on a bend Or between six roundels Argent three roundels Gules over all a chief Ermine
Dixwell, John (Kent, Eng, 1607-New Haven, 1689)
Argent a chevron Gules between three fleurs-de-lis Sable
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.
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
Dodd, Edward (in Hartford, Conn, 1683)
Argent on a fess gules cotised wavy Sable three crescents Or.
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
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
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
Donk, Adriaen van der (in Castle Island, N.Y., 1641)
Or three towers Gules
Doodes, Minor (d Middlesex Co, Va, ca 1677)
A three-masted ship under sail on waves of the sea [tinctures not indicated]
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?]
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.
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
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]
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
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
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
2. Crozier 1
3. NEHGS #447
Drake, Richard (d. Radnor, Pa, 1808)
Argent a wyvern wings addorsed and tail nowed Gules
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]
Duane, James (New York, 1733-1797)
Ermine a lion passant Sable in chief two crescents Gules
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.
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.
Dudley, Thomas (to Massachusetts 1630; d. 1653)
Or a lion rampant Vert a crescent for difference.
Dudley, Thomas (to Massachusetts 1630, d. 1715)
Or a lion rampant fork-tailed [Azure?] in dexter chief a crescent for difference.
1. Duer, William (Devon, Eng, 1747-New York, 1799)
2. Duer, William Alexander (New York, 1780-1858)
Ermine a bend Gules
Duffield, George (to Pequea, Lancaster Co, Pa, 1730)
Sable a chevron between three doves Argent.
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
Dulany, Daniel, the younger (Anne Arundel Co, Md, 1722-1797)
Argent a cross lozengy Gules and on a chief Or a lion passant Gules
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)
Dumaresq[ue], Capt Philip (in Massachusetts, 1716; d. Boston, 1775)
Gules three escallops Or
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.
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.
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
Dunbar, George (Hyde Park, N.Y., 1750)
Gules a lion rampant within a bordure Or charged with eight roses Gules
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
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
Dunch, Deborah, Lady Moody (in Salem, Mass, 1640)
Sable a chevron between three towers triple-towered Or.
Duncombe, Thomas (d. Lancaster Co, Pa, ca 1659)
A chevron between three bugle horns [tinctures not indicated]
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
Dunmore, Larry (to Pennsylvania, 1760)
Vert three garbs Or.
Dupont [Du Pont] de Nemours, Pierre Samuel (Paris, 1739-Greenville, Del, 1817)
Azure upon a terrace Vert a column Argent
Durand, John (Jean)(to La Rochelle, NY, before 1698)
Sable a fess dancetty in chief three fleurs-de-lys Or.
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]
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.
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
1. Dyer, Giles (in Suffolk Co, Mass, 1713)
2. Dyer, William (in Rhode Island, 1660)
Argent on a bend cotised Sable three crescents Or.
Dyer, ------ (Massachusetts, late 1700s)
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Or a chief indented Gules; 2nd and 3rd Sable three goats passant Argent.