History of the Colton Family
in the United States
Colton Coat of Arms
picture donated by Kent W. Colton of Virginia
The Colton Coat of Arms Hereby Illustrated Is Officially Documented in
Burke's General Armory.
The Original Description of the Arms (Shield) is as Follows:
"SA. A Saltire Engraved Between Four Crosses Crosslet Or."
When Translated, the Blason Also Describes the Original Colors
of the Colton Arms as:
"Black and Gold Engrailed Cross Between Four Gold Crosses Crosslets."
Above the Shield and Helmet is The Crest Which is Described As:
"A Silver Boar Walking Armed and Bristled Gold."