Early Origins of the Cammyke family
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 Cammyke family
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Cammyke Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Cammyke family (pre 1700)
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 Cammyke family to Ireland
Some of the Cammyke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cammyke family to the New World and Oceana
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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