1794: Mitsuyo Matsumura

1794: Mitsuyo Matsumura

Mitsuyo Matsumura

She was born on 27 January 1900. Her maiden name is Mitsuyo Nakai. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Yoshie Nakai (mother; nee Yoshie Yamabe), Toyokichi Nakai (father), and Sataro Matsumura (husband). Her home address is listed as C.S.C Camp, North Galiano, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC where she died on 25 May 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 27 January 1900
Date of Death 25 May 1946
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Minto City, BC
Locations before uprooting
North Galiano
C-9324 (1861-1870)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1794
Name Mitsuyo Matsumura



1794: Mitsuyo Matsumura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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