790: Atsu Uyeyama

790: Atsu Uyeyama

Atsu Uyeyama

He was born on 11 September 1878. He was a self employed fisherman. His family includes Sawa Uyeyama (mother), Genzo Uyeyama (father), Mitsuye Uyeyama (wife, nee Mitsuye Kokawa), Mutsumi Uyeyama (son), Kiyoshi Uyeyama (son), Taira Uyeyama (son), and Osamu George Uyeyama (son). His home address is listed as 1010 Steward Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. 309 Carroll Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 September 1878
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9311 (1669-1674)
Type Person
Custodian Number 790
Name Atsu Uyeyama
Dates
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 20 October 1946

Metadata

Title

790: Atsu Uyeyama

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Marina de Souza
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