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Collamore Early Origins



The surname Collamore was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Collamore Spelling Variations


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Collamore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Callamore, Colamore, Colimer, Colimore, Collimore, Collamour, Colamour, Collimer, Collimer, Collemore, Colemore, Collimour, Colmore, Collemore, Colmere, Colmare, Colemare, Collemoor, Colemoor, Colamoor, Colemere, Collymor, Collymore, Collymoor, Colymore, Colymoor, Colmor, Collmor, Colmer, Colmore and many more.

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Collamore Early History


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Collamore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Collamore research. Another 368 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, and 1604 are included under the topic Early Collamore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Collamore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Collamore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Collamore Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Isaac Colamore landed in Boston in 1643; Grace, Mary, and Mathew Cullamore all arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750; Thomas Cullamore settled in Maryland in 1637..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Collamore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Collamore (post 1700)



  • Gilman Collamore (1834-1888), American founder of Gilman Collamore & Co., in 1861, brother of Davis Collamore and one time partner
  • Davis Collamore (1820-1887), American founder of Davis Collamore & Co. was a high-end New York City importer of porcelain and glass in the mid 1800s, competitor to Tiffany & Co
  • Allan Edward Collamore (1887-1980), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1911 through 1915

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Collamore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Collamore 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 29 August 2013 at 08:04.

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