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View Tree for Sussex CammackSussex Cammack (d. 1659)

Sussex Cammack (son of Thomas Cammack and Frances Riche) was born in Maldon, Essex, England, and died 1659 in Boreham, Essex, England. He married (2) Mary.

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Sussex Cammack, Gentleman and Captain, was baptized at All Saints Church, Maldon, Essex, England, 1600. Died testate 1659, Boreham, Essex, England (Prerogataive Court of Canterbury} {PPC)Book of Wills 1657-1600 Vol VIII, Will, 1639, Folio 369, married 1st Unknown, 2nd Mary unknown, widow of Warde, no issue.

Researcher Louise Davis wrote in 1973 (abstracted): "When still a young man, Capt. Sussex Camock served as ensign under the command of his mother's kinsman, Sir Charles Riche, taking part in Robert Devereaux's unsuccessful expedition against the Spaniards at Cadiz in 1625. The then assumed command of Lord Warwick's ship, the "Little Neptune", which formed on that nobleman's private fleet (1627). Next year, John Dilke appointed him captain of the "Warwick", and some time after, upon the formation of the company of Providence Island, that worthy merchant became deputy governor, taking a considerable business interest therein. When in 1633, the Council determined to dispatch another trading venture to those parts, the instructed Captain Camock to assume supreme command, and about mid-summer, all being ready, the good ship "Golden Falcon" weighed anchor and put to sea. Captain Sussex Cammock I was sent by Lord Riche, the High Admiral, to Providence Island in Bahamas and Cape Gracious a Dios. He was also in Central America".

Children of Sussex Cammack are:
  1. +Warwick Cammack, b. Aft. 1635, Boreham, Essex, England, d. Aft. 1679, Old Rappahannock, Virginia.
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