Early Origins of the Cramound family
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Cramond Roman Fort is a Roman-Era archaeological site at Cramond here "coins and other relics of antiquity, it is supposed to have been a Roman station, and the port through which that people obtained supplies of grain for their army." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Cramound family
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Cramound Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Cramound has been spelled Cramond, Crammond, Crawmont, Crawmond, Cramund, Gramond and many more.
Early Notables of the Cramound family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cramound family to Ireland
Some of the Cramound family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cramound family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them: William Crammond who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; James Cramond settled in Philadelphia in 1795.
The Cramound Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Vulnera temno
Motto Translation: Slight wounds
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