2231: Isematsu Ito

2231: Isematsu Ito

Isematsu Ito

He was born on 29 December 1874. His birth name is Isematsu Anzai. He was adopted into his wife’s family. He was a farmer. His family includes Tora Anzai (mother; nee Tora Yoshita), Yajuta Anzai (father), Yae Ito (wife), and Ine Ito (daughter). His home address is listed as 119 Wooldridge Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Morris, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 December 1874
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Morris, MB
Locations before uprooting
Pitt Meadows
C-9328 (1-15)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2231
Name Isematsu Ito



2231: Isematsu Ito


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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