Grant: to the armigerís great,
great, great, great granffather: [Interlocutor dated August 7, 1979,
by Sir James Monteith Grant, Lord Lyon King of Arms] patent issued
February 7, 1980, recorded at Volume 63, Folio 35, Public Register of
All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, signed by Lord Lyon.
The crescent for
difference reflects the status as the younger son in the senior most
line of descent from the original grantee of the Arms, in this case
John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States 1801-1835.
The armiger is a Knight jure sanguinis of The Sacred Military
Constantinian Order of St. George, Madrid 1991; a Commander of the
Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
(conferred 1986) and a Hereditary Member of the Society of the
The armiger served as Judge Presiding of the Fourteenth Judicial
District Court of
Texas 1981-2000 and this service is the basis for the motto and the
crest granted by the Lord Lyon.
At the request of Dr. Conrad Swan, then York Herald of Arms and Chief
Herald of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of
Jerusalem, the armiger applied for and received an English grant of
Arms: Argent on a Saltire Azure between three Edock leaves slipped
Vert a Crescent Or and in base a Mullet Sable on a Chief Gules three
Pallets Or each charged with a Mullet also Sable. Crest: Within a
Coronet comprising four Strawberry leaves and between them on the rim
as many sets of S's linked in threes a pair of Scales and their stand
all in Gold. The patent is signed as of March 10, 1983 by A. Colin
Cole, Garter; Anthony Wagner, Clarenceaux; and J. P. Brooke-Little,
Norroy & Ulster Kings of Arms. The warrant was granted April 23, 1981.
McClellan Marshall m. i) Mary Lynn Graves, December 28, 1966-April
||(div.). Issue: Alexandra
Elizabeth Mary Marshall, b. 12/22/1980;
||Victoria Joanna Mary
Marshall, b. 12/14/1983, m. Scott Christopher Dyer 3/16/2007 -
5/272008 div. No issue.
||m. ii) Linda Anne
Krummenacher Beitsch, April 25, 1998- December 29, 1998 (div.). No
||m. iii) Jamie Lynn
Hamner, October 13, 2003 No issue.