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Joel T Fabin

Registration number 20141207C

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Joel T Fabin are registered as an original design and described by the blazon below

Arms: Ermine, on a chevron cottised Gules, voided Or between three fleurs-de-lis Gules, a heart Or, between two trefoils slipped Argent.
Crest: Upon two closed books Argent, the upper bound Sable the lower bound Gules, a lion passant guardant ermine holding in its dexter claw a thistle slipped of two leaves Or.
Motto: Sola Virtus Nobilitat (Virtue alone ennobles)


Arms: The ermine represents the armiger's connection with Clan Henderson. The fleur-de-lis characterize the ideas of moving onward and upward or overcoming adversity and striving for better. The heart symbolizes passion, compassion and empathy. All things taught to the armiger by his late mother. It also speaks to his interest in public service and desire to be a counselor. The trefoils represent the armiger's interest in DNA genealogy. Not only is it a nod to his Irish ancestors it also represents a DNA research project he belong to.
Crest: The lion is taken from the upper quadrant of the Welsh house of Aberffraw's coat of arms, and symbolizes the armiger's direct familial connection with the Isle of Anglesey where his male line immigrated to Chicago from. The books symbolize both an interest in history and genealogy. The thistle is a nod to his Scottish ancestry and love for traditional Scottish music, which he plays on the bagpipes.


Registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry 2014.

Registered by

Joel T Fabin


Personal, Original, US, F

Roll of Arms