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John Morgan Sebastian Meadows

Registration number 20080911A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of John Morgan Sebastian Meadows which marshal the arms of his grandfather James Randall Meadows and of his wife Sallie Marie Elora Dailey are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Gules a Chevron Argent Crusily Sable between three Pelicans vulning themselves Proper on the honor point a Crescent Or on a Canton of the Last an Escutcheon voided of the Field charged with a Lion passant guardant Or over all an escutcheon of pretence Per fess Or and Argent a Lion rampant per fess Sable and Gules between two dexter Hands apaumé in chief Gules.
Crest: A Pelican vulning itself Proper.
Motto: Mea dos virtus [Virtue is my dower].

Biographical information

JOHN MORGAN SEBASTIAN MEADOWS [M.D.] b. 12 Apr 1861 Johnson Co., GA d. 23 Jan 1948 Vidalia, GA bd. Pinecrest Cemt. Vidalia, GA m. 16 Dec 1891 Johnson Co., GA; Sallie Marie Elora Dailey daughter of Robert Thomas Dailey and Mariah Louise Barge b. 29 Dec 1869 Washington Co., GA d. 22 Feb 1957 Vidalia, GA bd. Pinecrest Cemt. Vidalia, GA “Dr. John” was a pioneer doctor in Toombs County. He was also involved in buying and selling real estate with his brother Silas. His wife was a teacher until her marriage.

Design rationale

To the arms of his grandfather and father are added a crescent as a permanent charge signifying a second son. His wife's shield, inherited from her grandfather, is placed in the center, indicating she is a heraldic heiress.

Registered by

Larry Meadows Broadfoot


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