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Camac History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Camac family


The surname Camac was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Camac family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camac research.
Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659 and 1933 are included under the topic Early Camac History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Camac Spelling Variations


Medieval Scottish names are rife with 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. Camac has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.

Early Notables of the Camac family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was William Camac of Carlisle; and Sussex Camock (or Cammock) (1600-1659), an English privateer who was involved in establishing the Providence Island colony. He was...
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camac Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Camac family to Ireland


Some of the Camac family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Camac 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:

Camac Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Turner Camac, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1813

Camac Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Camac, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Planter" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) planter 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm
  • Catherine Camac, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Planter" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PLANTER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm

Camac Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Miss Margaret Camac, (b. 1845), aged 20, British domestic servant travelling from London aboard the ship "Eastern Empire" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 4th January 1865 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Miss Mary Ann Camac, (b. 1847), aged 18, British domestic servant travelling from London aboard the ship "Eastern Empire" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 4th January 1865 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Camac (post 1700)


  • Robert W. Camac (1940-2001), American horse trainer and owner/breeder in Thoroughbred racing who had 1,811 career wins; he and his wife were murdered in 2001 by his son-in-law

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PLANTER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Planter.htm
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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