Early Origins of the Cammock family
The surname Cammock 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 Cammock family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cammock research.Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659 and 1933 are included under the topic Early Cammock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cammock Spelling Variations
Spelling and translation were hardly exact sciences in Medieval Scotland
. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations
are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Cammock has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.
Early Notables of the Cammock 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 Cammock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cammock family to Ireland
Some of the Cammock 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 Cammock family to the New World and Oceana
Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan
societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them:
Cammock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Cammock, who settled in Maine in 1630