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Peter Donaldson Broadfoot

Registration number 20080912A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Peter Donaldson Broadfoot which honor his great grandfather William Broadfoot are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent a pair of Flaunches Sable five Pellets in chief the first and last parted along the arcs of the Flaunches and counterchanged all within (for difference) a Bordure Gules.
Crest: A Demi-griffin Or armed and membered Gules.
Motto: The Brae Is Braid (The Hill Is Broad).

Biographical information

Confederate soldier and farmer. b. 1833 d. 1900 Moved with his family at an early age to a farm near Burns, MS m. Sarah (Sallie) Ann Gasque also from MS 1865 in MS. She was b. 26 Dec 1850; she d. 1932. They had eleven children, the oldest of which was William Gasque Broadfoot.

Design rational

In the Scottish tradition and as a younger son, the arms are a "differenced" version of the arms of his father.

Descent from honored armiger

  • Father: William Broadfoot (ca. 1780-ca. 1860) Scotland, NC, SC, near Burns, MS
  • GFather: William Broadfoot (????-1819) near Inch near Cruggleton, Scotland
  • 1GGFather: William Broadfoot (late 1600s or early 1700s-17??) near Cruggleton Church in Galloway

Registered by

Larry Meadows Broadfoot


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