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Jean Durand


Registration number 20070204C


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Jean Durand are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Sable a fess dancetty Or and in chief three fleurs-de-lis of the second.
Crest: a griffin's head erased pierced with a spear Proper.
Motto: Beati Qui Durant (Blessed Are They Who Endure).


Source

Bookplate of John Durand, Esq., circa 1720

Biographical information

He was born into a Huguenot family near LaRochelle, France in 1664. He emigrated to England and later to America. He was in New York in 1698, when he married Elizabeth Bryan, daughter of a wealthy merchant. They settled soon after in Derby, Connecticut, where he died in 1727.

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Justin Swanstrom

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