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Laura Ellen Meskel

Registration number 20080604D

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Laura Ellen Meskel in honor of her 2nd great grandfather 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: A domestic cat passant Sable, collared Gules.
Mantling: Gules, doubled Argent.
Motto: Above: O’Meiscill Abu! Below: Offer it up.
Badge: Inside a circlet Vert, charged with the motto in Or, an ancient Irish drinking vessel Or.

Biographical information

Eldest child of Claude Eugene Meskel and Judith Ellen O'Connell; married George Dennis McGoff and have 2 sons and 1 daughter; She is a college graduate who is an R.N.; She is actively involved in her Catholic parish and with Irish organizations like the Colorado United Irish Society and the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee; She is a major degree sister of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians in America; She was a softball, basketball and volleyball coach for her daughter coaching her to six city championships; Her passions are her kids and grandkids and creating a beautiful .25 acre garden at her home in Colorado; b. July 19, 1954.

Descendancy from original armiger

  • Father: Claude Eugene Meskel (1930-current) Colorado, USA
  • GFather: John James Meskel, Jr. (1901-1976) Oregon, USA
  • 1GGFather: Patrick Meskel (1843-1886) Ireland & South Dakota
  • 2GGfather: John James Meskel, Sr. (1877-1955) South Dakota, USA

Registered by

Dennis MacGoff


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