Early Origins of the Camyck family
The surname Camyck 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 Camyck family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Camyck research.Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1897, 1600, 1659 and 1933 are included under the topic Early Camyck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Camyck Spelling Variations
Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations
. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Camyck has been spelled Cammock, Cammack, Cammac, Cammok, Camic, Camac and others.
Early Notables of the Camyck 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 Camyck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Camyck family to Ireland
Some of the Camyck 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 Camyck family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence
. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan
societies and other Scottish organizations. 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..