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John James Meskel, Sr.

Registration number 20080604A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of John James Meskel, Sr. in honor of his father Patrick Meskel (1843-1886) are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Azure, on a base bary wavy of five Argent and Azure, a lymphad Or, sail and flags Argent, in chief two ancient Irish drinking vessels Or.
Crest: Between on dexter a shoot of hay grass and on sinister an ear of corn Or, an oak tree Proper.
Mantling: Gules, doubled Argent.
Motto: O’Meiscill Abu!
Badge: Inside a circlet Vert, charged with the motto in Or, an ancient Irish drinking vessel Or.

Biographical information

Second son of Patrick Meskel and Alice Murray; married Margaret Mahoney and had 4 sons and 5 daughters; was a hay and corn farmer before founding his nursery; b. July 11, 1887, d. September 21, 1955

Descendancy from original armiger

Father: Patrick Meskel (1843-1886) Ireland & South Dakota

Registered by

Dennis MacGoff


Personal, Ancestral, US, M

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