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Cammack Early Origins



The surname Cammack 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.

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Cammack Spelling Variations


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Cammack Spelling Variations



The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Cammack has appeared as Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.

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Cammack Early History


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Cammack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cammack research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Cammack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cammack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cammack Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cammack Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cammack In Ireland


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Cammack In Ireland



Some of the Cammack 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



As the persecution of Clan families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them:

Cammack Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Cammack, who landed in Mississippi in 1798

Cammack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Cammack, who landed in America in 1810
  • James Cammack, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Christopher Cammack, who settled in New York State in 1816 with his brother William
  • Christopher Cammack, who landed in New York in 1816
  • William Cammack, who landed in New York in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cammack Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Cammack, aged 23, a bricklayer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cammack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cammack (post 1700)



  • Eric Cammack (b. 1975), American former Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the New York Mets
  • Lomax Cammack, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 8th District, 1927
  • James William Cammack (b. 1869), American Democrat politician, Member of Kentucky State Senate, 1904-07; Circuit Judge in Kentucky, 1907-16; Kentucky State Attorney General, 1927-31
  • James Alfred Conrad Cammack Jr. (b. 1956), African-American bassist
  • Stephen Richard "Steve" Cammack (b. 1954), English former footballer
  • William Cammack Cammack II, Investment Broker, Niagara Falls, New York State. U.S.A.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
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    The Cammack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cammack Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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