635: Ichimatsu Ebata

635: Ichimatsu Ebata


He was born on 08 March 1876. He was a self-employed storekeeper at 161 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tome Ebata (mother; nee Tome Hayashi), Tarashichi Ebata (father), Suye Ebata (wife), Tsune Ebata (daughter), Ume Ebata (daughter), Mitsuko Ebata (daughter), Taichiro Ebata (son), and Suteo Ebata (son). His home address is listed as 161 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. He died at New Denver, BC on 07 May 1947.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 March 1876
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
C-9309 (392-483)
Type Person
Custodian Number 635
Name Ichimatsu Ebata
Not Before: 02 April 1942
Not After: 30 December 1950



635: Ichimatsu Ebata


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
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