The coat of arms of John Anderson of Watertown, Massachusetts.
John Anderson came to British North America in 1700.
The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Or, on a chevron gules, between thee hawks’ heads erased argent, three acorns, slipped of the last, on a canton sable, three martlets of the third.
Crested: A falcons’ head, of the shield
Motto: Vigila. (I am alert).
The arms were most likely awarded in England by the College of Arms of Great Britain.
As cited in the 1904 Edition of Crozier’s General Armory; William Armstrong Crozier, Fox Duffield & Company, New York.
What was the Coat of Arms of the Watertown family from Massachusetts?
Or, on a chevron Gules, between thee hawks’ heads erased Argent, three acorns, slipped of the last, on a canton Sable, three martlets of the third.
Originally posted 2011-02-06 10:43:43.