Insignia of Hereditary Societies
   
   
   
 

Society Decorations

 

The following are the standard insignia for a number of hereditary societies. Because of the difficulty in restructuring the appearance of the page for insertions, the insignia are reordered according to precedence only periodically.  New insignia are included toward the bottom of the page, and are inserted correctly later.

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Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts Ancient Heraldic and Chivalric Order of Albion Welsh Society
of Philadelphia
     
Provided by Chris Nichols
Provided by David B. Ermine
     
     
Saint Andrew's Society
of Philadelphia
Saint Andrew's Society
of the State of New York
Saint Andrew's Society
of Washington D.C.
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Michael Harrison Charles
     
     
Saint George's Society
of New York
Society of the Friendly
Sons of Saint Patrick
of Philadelphia
Society of the
Sons of Saint George
of Philadelphia
     
Provided by Michael Maiden Provided by David B. Ermine Provided by Michael Harrison Charles
     
     
Society of the
Cincinnati
Veteran Corps of Artillery
State of New York
New England Society in
the City of New York
 
     
Provided by Don Ross Provided by Michael Harrison Charles
     
     
Society of the War of
1812 in Maryland
La Société Française de Bienfaisance Military Society of
the War of 1812
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Julian Victor Brandt III Provided by COL Charles C. Lucas, M.D.
     
     
Saint Nicholas Society
of the City of New York
Aztec Club of 1847 Society of the Order of the Southern Cross
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Toni Richard Turk
     
     
Military Order of
the Loyal Legion
of the United States
Society of the Army of the Tennessee  Sovereign Colonial
Society Americans of
Royal Descent
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Lewis Neilson
     
     
General Society
Sons of the Revolution
Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War
 
  Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
     
Provided by Maggie Keifer Provided by Webmaster
     
     
Huguenot Society
of America
  Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865   Ladies of the Grand
Army of the Republic
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Karen Avery Miller
     
     
Holland Society of
New York
  National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Colonial Order of the Crown
     

Provided by John Griffin Richardson Rountree Provided by Lewis Neilson
     
     
Legion of Valor of the
United States of America
Colonial Dames of America National Society
Daughters of the
American Revolution
     
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
Naval Order of the
United States
National Society
of the Colonial Dames
of America
National Society
United States
Daughters of 1812
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Brantley Carter Bolling Knowles Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
Sons of the
Republic of Texas
General Society of
Colonial Wars
Colonial Order
of the Acorn
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Michael Harrison Charles
     
     
General Society of the
War of 1812
Military Order of Foreign
Wars of the United
States of America
Royal Society of
Saint George
     
Provided by Maggie Keifer Provided by Maggie Keifer Provided by Steve Cannon
     
     
United Daughters of the Confederacy Colonial Society of
Pennsylvania
National Society of New England Women
     
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Michael Harrison Charles Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
Order of Washington National Society
Children of the
American Revolution
Society of Daughters of Holland Dames
     
Provided by Lewis Neilson Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Ann Daniels Hallgren
     
     
Hereditary Order of
the Descendants of
Colonial Governors
Order of Indian Wars
of the United States
National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century
     
Provided by Maggie Keifer Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Michael Harrison Charles
     
     
Order of the Founders
and Patriots of America
Sons of Confederate Veterans Children of the
Confederacy
     
Provided by the Webmaster  Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
General Society of
Mayflower Descendants
Order of the Crown
in America
National Society
Daughters of Founders
and Patriots of America
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
     
     
Baronial Order
of Magna Charta
Dames of the Loyal Legion
of the United States
Military Order
of the Carabao
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Margaret Keifer
     
     
Son and Daughters
of Oregon Pioneers
 Plantagenet Society  Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Lewis Neilson Provided by Betty Bernstorf
     
     
 Sons of Veterans Reserve Oklahoma 1889er
Society
Piscataqua Pioneers
     
Provided by James Raywalt Provided by David B. Ermine, Esq.
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
     
     
Welcome Society of Pennsylvania Descendants of the
Signers of the Declaration
of Independence
Order of Descendants of
Colonial Cavaliers
 
     
Provided by John Griffin Richardson Rountree Provided by Don Ross
     
     
National Society
Americans of Royal
Descent
National Society Sons
and Daughters of
the Pilgrims
National Society
Magna Charta Dames
     
Provided by Maggie Keifer Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Lewis Neilson
     
     
Swedish Colonial
Society
National Society of Old Plymouth Colony Descendants Society of the
Ark and Dove
     
Provided by Michael Maiden Provided by Michael Maiden Provided by Margaret Keifer
     
     
Order of Colonial Lords of Manors in America Order of First Families
of Virginia
National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865, Inc.
   
Provided by Margaret Keifer Provided by Eugene Arthur Fortine Provided by Shari Worrell
     
     
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Society of
Indiana Pioneers
Military Order of
the World Wars
     
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
  Daughters of the British Empire in the U.S.A. Society of the Descendants of the Schwenkfeldian Exiles National Society
of Dames of the
Court of Honor
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by James Raywalt Provided by Don Ross
     
     
National Society
Daughters of the
American Colonists
Dutch Settlers
Society of Albany
  Sons of Spanish
American War Veterans
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Michael Harrison Charles Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
National Society Women Descendants Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Society of Mareen
Duvall Descendants
Society of Descendants of Knights of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
     
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Lewis Neilson
     
     
Society of Descendants
of Knights of the Garter
Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford National Society
Daughters of Colonial
Wars
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
     
     
Sons of the
American Legion
Military Order of
the Purple Heart
  Somerset Chapter
Magna Charta Barons
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Lewis Neilson 
     
     
Society of the
Descendants of the
Colonial Clergy
The Military Order of
the Crusades
Order of Daedalians
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Webmaster
     
     
Order of Three Crusades 1096-1192 Jamestowne Society National Society of the Lords of the Maryland Manors
     
Provided by the Webmaster   Provided by Frank Locke
     
     
  Military Order of
the Stars and Bars
National Society
Children of the
American Colonists
Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
     
  Provided by Dr. David Ralph Curfman Provided by the Webmaster
     
     
American Ex-Prisoners
of War
Descendants of the Illegitimate Sons and Daughters of the
Kings of Britain
National Huguenot Society
     
Artwork Produced by Henry L.P. Beckwith.  Originally designed by the late Harold Bowditch in 1960  -- Blasoned Sable on  a gutee gold a baton sinister gules. The significance is: sable = acts done secretly or "in the dark"; the gold gutee = royal blood; and the baton = bastardy. Red & gold are the tinctures of the arms of England (Gules 3 leopards gold). Membership Recognition Badge originally proposed for the Society in 1960, but never produced. Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
     
     
National Society
of Sons of the
American Colonists
Order of Lafayette Society of the Descendants of the Founding Fathers of New Enlgand
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Francis Frederick 
Provided by Carla Whitehurst Odom
     
     
Dutch Colonial Society National Society
Southern Dames
of America
Flagon and Trencher
     
Provided by Timothy Finton Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by the Webmaster
     
     
First Families of Ohio  San Jacinto
Descendants
  Hereditary Order Descendants Loyalists & Patriots American Revolution
     
Provided by Francis Frederick Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
     
     
Order of Descendants
of Colonial Physicians
and Chirurgiens
Thomas Rogers Society Son of A Witch
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Tracy Ashley Crocker Provided by Tracy Chris Nichols
     
     
National Guild of Saint Margaret of Scotland  Society of the Descendants of Washington's
Army at Valley Forge
Canary Islands
Descendants Association
     
Provided by Michael Schenk Provided by Michael Harrison Charles Provided by Paul Garcia
     
     
National Society Descendants of Early Quakers Veterans of the
Battle of the Bulge
Descendants of Founders
of New Jersey
     

Provided by Michael Maiden
Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
Descendants of the
Founders of Ancient Windsor
Hereditary Order of the First Families of Massachusetts National Society Sons of Colonial New England
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by James Raywalt Provided by the Webmaster
     
     
First Families of Georgia 1733-1797 Associated Daughters of Early American Witches Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Francis Frederick
     
     
First Families of
the Twin Territories
Order of Descendants of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company Descendants of
Mexican War Veterans
     
Provided by David B. Ermine, Esq. Provided by James Raywalt
     
     
National Order of the
Blue and Gray
Plymouth Hereditary
Society
Point Lookout Prisoner of War Organization
     
Provided by Michael Harrison Charles Provided by James Raywalt
     
     
Descendants of the
Knights of the Bath
Order of the First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters
     
Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by John Harman
Order of First Families
of North Carolina
International Military
Order of the
Southern Cross
Order of the
First World War
     
Provided by Carla Whitehurst Odom Provided by David McDonald Provided by the Webmaster
   
   
Sons and Daughters of the Colonial and Antebellum Bench & Bar  1585-1861 Presidential Families
of America
National Society of First Families of Delmarva
     
Provided by Don Ross Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Christopher Hagert
   
   
Order of the
Second World War
Order of the Honorable Artillery Company Order of the
First Families of Maryland
     
Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Webmaster Provided by the Webmaster
 
 
Winthrop Society Noble Society of Celts National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters 1607-1861
     
Provided by Charles Green Banks, III Provided by Rudd Baron Johnson Provided by Marlene Wilkinson
 
     
Order of Descendants of Pirates and Privateers Order of the First Families of Maine Hereditary Order of the Families of Presidents and First Ladies of America
     
Provided by Timothy Jacobs Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by James Kevin Raywalt
 
 
Order of the Merovingian Dynasty Guild of Colonial
Artisans and Tradesman 1607-1783
Hereditary Order of the Signers of the Bush Declaration
     
Provided by Dr. Charles Clement Lucas, Jr. Provided by Barbara Baylis Provided by Christopher Smithson
 
 
Order of First Families of Connecticut 1633-1662 Society of the First
Families of Kentucky
Registry of Famous and Infamous Relatives in American Families
     
Provided by Webmaster Provided by Marlene Wilkinson Provided by James Raywalt
 
 
National Society of Descendants of Textile Workers of America  One Hundred Living Descendants of Blood Royal  American Descendants of the House of Burgesses 1619-1699
Provided by William Warner Provided by the Webmaster Provided by Joyce Bockemuehl
 
 
Hereditary Society
Daughters of Founding Fathers of America
1606-1656
Order of the First Families of New Hampshire 1622-1680 Order of First Families
of Vermont
Provided by Wilma Halterman Provided by Shari Worrell Provided by James Raywalt
 
 
National Society of
Saints and Sinners
Descendants of Sheriffs & Constables of Colonial & Antebellum America Hereditary Society of Teachers
   
Provided by James Raywalt Provided by Lynn Long Provided by Jane Power
 
     
Order of Descendants of
the Justiciars
Society of Descendants of
Lady Godiva
Sons and Daughters of Virginia Founding Fathers
Provided by Michael Schenk Provided by Davine Roberts Provided by Karen McClendon
     
     
Order of the Norman Conquest    
   
Provided by Michael Schenk    
     
     

 

   
   
 
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