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Cammyke Early Origins



The surname Cammyke 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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Cammyke Spelling Variations


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Cammyke Spelling Variations



Before the printing press standardized spelling in the last few hundred years, no general rules existed in the English language. Spelling variations in Scottish names from the Middle Ages are common even within a single document. Cammyke has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.

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Cammyke Early History


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Cammyke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cammyke research. Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659 and 1933 are included under the topic Early Cammyke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cammyke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cammyke Early Notables (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 Cammyke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cammyke In Ireland


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Cammyke In Ireland



Some of the Cammyke 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For Scottish immigrants, the great expense of travel to North America did not seem such a problem in those unstable times. Acres of land awaited them and many got the chance to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. These Scots and their ancestors went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cammyke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cammyke 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 November 2017 at 10:46.

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