TRANSCRIPT of ARMORIAL DOCUMENT:
NEHGS: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1847-1999
John Joseph Abercrombie Publication Year: 1932 Volume: 86 Page. 265
1932) A second Roll of Arms 265
107. ABERCROMBIE, JOHN JOSEPH, Charleston, South Carolina.
Arms: Silver a chevron gules between three boar's heads
crased azure with silver tongues on the chevron an antique
Crest: A cross Calvary gules.
Motto: In cruse salas.
IN CRUCE TO ALL and Sundry whom these Presents do or may concern
SALUS WE JOHN HOOKE CAMPBELL of Banzeston Esquire LYON KING OF ARMS do hereby certify and declare that the Ensigns Armorial pertaining and belonging to JOHN JOSEPH ABERCROMBIE Esquire Planter in the Province of South Carolina eldest son and heir of Alexander Abercrombie Esquire and Ernestine daughter of James D'herent of the Province of Arras in Flanders which Alexander was son of James Abercrombie Esquire an Officer in the Service of the States of Holland and Katherine daughter of John Thomson Esquire of Kent in England which James was a son of John Abercrombie of Skeith Esquire and Mary daughter of Henry Grant of Auchernack Esquire which John was a younger son of the Family of Birkenbog Chief of that ancient Sirname ARE MATRICULATED in the publick Registers of the Lyon Office and are Blazoned as on the Margin thus Viz. Argent on a Chevron Gules between three Boars heads erazed Azure langued of the Field an Antique Cross or Above the Shield is placed an Helmet befitting his Degree with a Mantling Gules the doubling Argent on a Wreath of his Liveries is set for his CREST a cross of Calvary Gules And in an Eseroll above the Crest this Motto IN CRUCE SALUS which Armorial Ensigns above Blazoned We do hereby Ratify Confirm and Assign to the said John Joseph Abercrombie Esquire and the Heirs of his Body as their proper Arms and Bearing in all time coming IN TESTIMONY whereof these Presents are subscribed by Robert Boswell Esquire Our Deputy and the great Seal of Our Office is hereunto appended AT EDINBURGH the tenth day of August in the Year one thousand seven hundred and seventy eight.
Lyon Office 10th of August 1778
The within Patent is duly entered in the Records
of this office by JAMES CUMMYNG L.A.C.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
[Note: the following is on my transcript, but surely was not part of the original armorial document -- Brenda]
John Joseph Abercrombie aforesaid married in Charleston S.C. 1791 Sarah de Normandie (widow Peters) daughter of Anthony de Normandie and Mary Hall.
Son of Abram de Normandie
Sheriff of Bucks Co. 1719
Chief Burgess for Bristol 1728-31
Member of Assembly for Bucks 1756-57
Issue John Joseph Abercrombie : J.J.A.
married Mary Engle Patterson :