859: Misu Okamoto

859: Misu Okamoto

Misu Okamoto

She was born on 03 March 1882. Her maiden name is Misu Takimoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hina Takimoto (mother), Ushitaro Takimoto (father), Shinkichi Okamoto (husband), Macer Okamoto (son), Isami Okamoto [possibly Isamu Okamoto] (son), Haruco Okamoto [possibly Haruko Okamoto] (daughter), Tamotsu Okamoto (son), Tsutomu Okamoto (son), Michico Okamoto [possibly Michiko Okamoto] (daughter), Sueco Mary Okamoto [possibly Sueko Mary Okamoto] (daughter) and Tomeco Irene Okamoto [possibly Tomeko Irene Okamoto] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 3443 Whittier Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 03 March 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9312 (1494-1500)
Type Person
Custodian Number 859
Name Misu Okamoto
Dates
Not Before: 02 April 1942
Not After: 07 July 1944

Metadata

Title

859: Misu Okamoto

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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