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John James Meskel Jr.

Registration number 20080604B

This certifies that the heraldic arms of John James Meskel Jr. in honor of his 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 lymphad Or, flags and sail unfurled Argent, the sail charged with an oak tree eradicated Proper.
Mantling: Gules, doubled Argent.
Motto: O’Meiscill Abu!
Badge: Inside a circlet Vert, charged with the motto in Or, an ancient Irish drinking vessel Or.

Biographical information

First son of John James Meskel Sr. and Margaret Mahoney; married first Nellie Marie Beaudoin when she died second Mary McNichols; with Nellie he had 2 sons and 4 daughters & with Mary he had 1 son and 1 daughter; worked as a shipyard laborer and later as a supervisor; b. August 7, 1901, d. June 30, 1976.

Descendancy from original armiger

  • Father: Patrick Meskel (1843-1886) Ireland & South Dakota
  • Gfather: John James Meskel, Sr. (1877-1955) South Dakota, USA

Registered by

Dennis MacGoff


Personal, Ancestral, US, M

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