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From: "vardy-wands" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Mennonites in Markum/Pickering -TUNKARDS/DUNKARDS
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 20:01:49 -0400
In my Gorrie & Fordwich upbringing, I had always heard the name of the sect
as TUNKARDS and sometimes DUNKARDS which may have had to do with their
baptizing practices. I think they were also known as Brethren in Christ.
A google search of either term brings up a lot of references, so both seem
Allan Wands, Toronto
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Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 1:25 PM
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Mennonites in Markum/Pickering
my family were the Bakers and they were known as Tunkers , which means (
bretheren in Christ ) they were farmers in the Markham area.
some came from Pennsylvania