1444: Genmatsu Nakamura

1444: Genmatsu Nakamura

Genmatsu Nakamura

Nakamura was born on 29 March 1887. He was a farmer. His family includes Riye Nakamura (mother; nee Riye Ishida), Genroku Nakamura (father; deceased at time of file), Tome Nakamura (wife), Hanae Nakamura (daughter; born on 14 May 1925), Mary Nakamura (daughter; born on 23 November 1927), Misa Nakamura (daughter; born on 19 January 1931), and Tejie Nakamura [also, Tiiji Nakamura] (son; born on 24 October 1935). He lived on Rural Route 2, Simpson Road, Eburne, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Vineland Station, Ontario. His seized or destroyed property includes: three lots in Richmond, BC; house, garage, wood shed, chicken house, and 2 greenhouses on Rural Route 2, Simpson Road, Eburne, BC property; bulbs and flowering plant crops; hand cultivator; garden truck vehicle, T Ford [presumed to have been sold by owners]; sewing machine; hand tractor and garden tools; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 March 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
C-9319 (1223-1301)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1444
Name Genmatsu Nakamura
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 22 October 1950



1444: Genmatsu Nakamura


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