The coat of arms of John Andrews of Ipswich, Massachusetts.
John Andrews came to the colonies of British North America in 1635 from Warwick, England.
The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Gules, a saltire or, surmounted of another vert.
Crested: A Blackamoor’s head in profile couped at the shoulders and wrteathed about the temples all proper.
Motto: Virtute et fortuna.
The arms were most likely awarded in England by the royal King of Arms.
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 Andrews family from Ipswich, Massachusetts?
Gules, a saltire or, surmounted of another vert.
This coat of arms is the same as that attributed to Eward Andrews, the only difference being the crest.
Crozier states that a John Andrews of Farmington, Connecticut (1640) and Horace Andrews, Jr. Esq. of Albany, New York used the same arms as John Andrews with no difference.
Originally posted 2011-03-20 10:22:06.