Registered: The International
Register of Arms, 20th August 2019. Registration No. 0508 (Vol.3).
Arms: Per chevron Gules and Or,
in base a bull’s head caboshed Sable and in chief a fleur-de-lis Or
between two swords erect bladed Argent, hilted and pommeled Or; the
whole within a bordure Azure charged with eight fleurs-de-lis Or.
Crest: Issuant from a castle
Argent a demi-bull rampant guardant Sable pendent from the dexter hoof scales
of justice Or.
Educatio Libertatem (Latin: Education is Freedom).
Badge: Pendant from a chain of
two links Or, on an annulet Vert a Maltese cross Or surmounted by a
hurt within a bordure Gules charged of a cross of eight points Or
itself charged of a heart Gules.
Assumed: United States of
America, 15th August 2019
by The Armorial Register
fleur-de-lis on the shield signifies the French origins
of the armiger, his family branch the
Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre from the French West Indies,
their membership of minor French nobility, and Detroit,
Michigan the city of the armiger’s birth. The face of
the bull on the shield signifies his family roots from
the Caribbean, State of Texas, and the zodiac sign for
the birth of his father. The two swords represent four
centuries of military, law enforcement and government
service on the paternal and maternal sides of the
armiger’s family. The colour Azure represents history of service to the Kingdom of
represents ancestry from Spain and Africa (Imamate of
Futa Jallon) now modern Republic of Guinea.
armiger was born in Detroit, Michigan USA and graduated
from General H. H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, West
Germany in 1989. He spent most of his youth growing up
in a military family living abroad in Central America
(Panama), and Europe (Germany). The armiger has worked
for IBM, Multilayer Technologies (MULTEK), and Raytheon
Systems Company (Defence Contract Section) in Austin,
Texas prior to a long career in criminal justice. He has
spent over 19 years in the criminal justice field as a
Texas State Government employee and holds a commission
as a Notary Public since 2014. The armiger is a graduate
of the Texas Department of Public Safety Recruit School
Training Academy (Class A-04).
received several awards in his career including the
Texas Department of Public Safety Director Citation for
Heroism in the Line of Duty, and the Texas Department of
Criminal Justice Governor Recognition Award for Valuable
Public Servants in the State of Texas.
Education: B.A. History
and Government from Huston-Tillotson College (1996), and
M.S. in Administration of Justice and Security from the
University of Phoenix (2008).
Societies: Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. -
Theta Chapter (1992), Member of the National Criminal
Justice Honor Society - Alpha Phi Sigma - Eta Theta
Chapter (2010), Member of the Travis County
Archeological Society - Austin, Texas, Member of the
S.A.S. Chateau de l'Ebaupinay (2018) - the armiger is a
co-chatelain (co-owner) de Château de l'Ébaupinay
(Fortified feudal castle from the late 14th / early 15th
centuries located in Le Breuil-sous-Argenton, commune
d'Argentonnay, in the French Department of Deux-Sevres,
and the Region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France), and
Member of The American Heraldry Society.
Honours: Knight (Chevalier) Grand Officer in the
Imperial Order of the Dragon of Annam - Awarded in 2015.
of the Armiger
Botreau (Father) (1635-1704) French Royal Notary of
Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe appointed in 1678 by Charles
de La Roche-Courbon, comte de Blenac , Governor-General
of the French West Indies & Marguerite d'Auvergne (b.
2.Guy Botreau (Son) (1668-1756) French Military Officer
/ Royal Engineer of the King & dame Elisabeth Roussel de
Gissey de la Barrière
3.Paul Botreau-Roussel, marquis de Roussel (Brevet
Title), sieur or seigneur de Saint-Louis (1716-1784) Captain in
French Militia 1767 / Superior (High) Council Member of
Guadeloupe in 1779 / Swore oath of fealty as a vassal to
the King of France Louis XV after purchase of le fief de
Saint-Louis in Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe on January 19,
1770 from the family of the Marquis de Boisseret & dame
Catherine Radigonde Lacave-Guesnon (1736-1762)
4.Marie Joseph Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre, seigneur de
Mayombe (1758-1801) Lieutenant 1779 and Aide-Major 1783
in French Militia / Owner of Habitation (Estate) Mayombe
/ Municipal Officer to Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe 1793 /
City Commissioner of Vieux-Fort (Old Town / Old Fort),
Guadeloupe 1794 & dame Jeanne Claudine Germaine
5.Louis Joseph Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre, co-seigneur
de Mayombe (1780-1817) & dame Claudine Marie Marguerite
6.Joseph Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre (1808-1881) Deputy
Mayor of Grand Bourg de Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe & Anna
(Anne) Victoire Josephine Raby (1813-1889)
7.Pierre Adhemar Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre (1837-1871)
& Marie Louise Leontine Charlotte Walther (1844-1890)
8.Marie Henri Alfred Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre (b.
1866) French Army (Medical Division) & Marie Elisabeth
9.Daniel Francois Botreau-Roussel-Bonneterre (1888-1967)
& Ana Luisa Martinez (1899-1978)
10.Daniel Roussel-Martinez (1916-2010) IBM Accountant &
Maria Teresa Cartagena de Castillo (1919-1956)
11.Daniel Roussel-Cartagena. United States Army - Master
Sergeant in the 1st Cavalry Division & Beverly Ann
12.Husain Hanif Roussel.
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