481: Umekichi Uyede

481: Umekichi Uyede

Umekichi Uyede

He was born on 16 September 1886. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Haru Uyede (mother), Ichizaemon Uyede (father), Chikaye Uyede (wife; nee Chikaye Banno), Katsumi Uyede (son), Teruhiko Uyede (son), Kahoru Uyede (daughter), Mutsumi Uyede (son), Harry Uyede [also listed as Harumi Uyede] (son), Susie Uyede (daughter), Louise Uyede (daughter), Agnes Uyede (daughter), and Norma Uyede (daughter). His home address is listed as 937 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Scarborough Junction, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 September 1886
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Scarborough Junction, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9307 (1298-1343)
Type Person
Custodian Number 481
Name Umekichi Uyede
Not Before: 01 April 1942
Not After: 15 July 1948



481: Umekichi Uyede


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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