Zavitz Bycraft Family Collection

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Zavitz Bycraft Family Collection

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  • Anna Bycraft Ward

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The records are a collection of family research, articles, journals, diaries, and photographs from the Zavitz and Bycraft families. These were early Society of Friends families and provide a good overview of the families' relationships and stories. The records were organized by Anna Mary Bycraft Ward who worked on a history of the Bycraft/Zavitz families in Coldstream, Ontario (part of the former Lobo Township). The records were deposited in the archives by Anna's family. The following is from the genealogy and explains some of the records that will be found in this colleciton.


Coldstream, Ontario

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The following identifies the families that appear in this collection.
George Ott Zavitz married Anna Susannah Hampton- daughter Mary Eliza Zavitz m. John Edward Bycraft. Their children are: Ethel; Edward who married Flossie Brown (children Ruth Marion m. Donald M. Zavitz; James m. Thelma Tomlinson; Robert m. Patricia SHewan; Bruce married Lorna Sinclair. There is also Esther Bycraft who married Sherman Tummonds and then Less Tummonds; children are Mary E. m. Bill Dow; Charles married Sophia Bakker; The final child is George who maried Florence Axford and adopted Evelyn and Jack; their daught Anna Mary married Kenneth Ward.

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Middlesex Centre Archives

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Records from Zavitz Genealogy; David Zavitz, Anna Bycraft Ward and Ruth Bycraft Zavitz

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