Wilson Family Crest
Origin = Scottish
Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Wilson, Willson, Wilsone, Wulson, Wilsoun and others.
First found in Berwickshire, where the Wilson family held a seat from ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: John Wilson, who settled in Virginia in 1623; Ann Wilson, who immigrated to Maryland in 1673; Richard Wilson, who arrived in the Barbados with his wife and two children and servants in 1680.
Motto: Vincit qui se vincit.
Motto Translated: He conquers, who conquers himself.
Crest: A gold demi wolf.
Coat of Arms: A black shield with a gold wolf rampant and three gold estoiles in chief.
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Page Last Updated: December 10th, 2017
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