435: Tomekusa Ideshima

435: Tomekusa Ideshima

Tomekusa Ideshima

He was born on 26 October 1868. He was a retired fisherman. His family includes Chiyoko Ideshima [possibly Chiyoko Deshima] (daughter), Fumiko Ideshima [possibly Fumiko Deshima] (daughter), Tamako Ideshima [possibly Deshima] (daughter), Itoko Ideshima [possibly Itoko Deshima] (daughter), and Tomiko Aoyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 121 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC. He died at Slocan, BC on 13 December 1944.
Sex M
Date of Birth 26 October 1868
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
Reel
C-9306 (1435-1441)
Type Person
Custodian Number 435
Name Tomekusa Ideshima
Dates
Not Before: 01 June 1942
Not After: 05 October 1946

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Title

435: Tomekusa Ideshima

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Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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