Art by Betmatrho in this Red-Thread Genealogy section for the 'Lost Tribes of Israel' may be freely used for personal use.
Coat of Arms: Per chevron black and ermine, a chevron engrailed counterchanged.
Crest: Description not available
Motto: Semel et semper.
Motto Translated: Once and always.
First found in Yorkshire where they were seated from very ancient times.Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Moses Cleveland, born in Suffolk, England, who settled in Massachusetts in 1640; R.S. Cleveland settled in New York State in 1823; D.A and W. Cleveland settled in San Francisco Cal.
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest:
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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