Early Origins of the Camach family
The surname Camach 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 Camach family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camach research.Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659 and 1933 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... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Camach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Camach family to Ireland
Some of the Camach family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 172 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Camach family to the New World and Oceana
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..