Camach History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Camach family
The surname Camach was first found in Lincolnshire, where "the Cammacks have long been in the county. Four mayors of Boston bore the name of Cammock in the reign of James I. " 
Early History of the Camach family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camach research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659, 1933, 1666, 1722, 1699, 1702, 1682 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Camach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Camach Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Camach has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.
Early Notables of the Camach 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...
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Migration of the Camach family to Ireland
Some of the Camach family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Camach family
Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them: Turner Camac, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1813; Christopher Cammack, who settled in New York State in 1816 with his brother William; Thomas Cammock, who settled in Maine in 1630..
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