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In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Callbeck has appeared as Callbeck, Caldbeck, Caldebeck, Caudebec, Caldebek, Calbeck, Callbecke and many more.
Early Notables of the Callbeck family (pre 1700)
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The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North America. Among them:
Callbeck Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
John Callbeck, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749
Callbeck Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Jane Callbeck, who settled in Prince Edward Island in 1891