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Daniel Andrew Seibel


Registration number 20100224A


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Daniel Andrew Seibel are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Or on a fess Sable a gavel palewise between two olive branches Or and in chief an open book Argent bound Sable between two foxes combatant Gules, and in base an oak tree eradicated Sable fructed Gules, all within a bordure Sable charged with twelve bezants.
Crest: On a wreath Or and Gules an eagle displayed Sable gorged Gules holding in the dexter claw a cross formy fitchy Sable and in the sinister claw a balance Or.
Motto: May the fruit of your pain save souls



Biographical information

Armiger is a lawyer and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. Armiger descends from the Seibels of Hauenstein of the Rhineland-Pfalz Germany, the first of whom was Johannes Seibel (1692-1762) among whose descendants were prominent statesmen and mayors.

Design rationale

The open book symbolizes my command of language both written and spoken. The olive branches represent my tendency toward peace and good tidings. The gavel represents the common legal/political professions of many of my Seibel ancestors. The oak tree bearing fruit represents the biblical passage of the sower and his seeds that grow in order to save souls, also symbolizing the urgency to bear fruit to be remembered by. The foxes represent my mode of defensiveness. The twelve roundels represent the twelve apostles. The black and gold are the colors of Pittsburgh where nearly all the Hauenstein Seibels immigrating to America immigrated. The displayed eagle represents both Hauenstein and Germany. The cross represents Hauenstein and the balance represents justice and law.

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