2534: Yosouyemon Takata

2534: Yosouyemon Takata

Yosouyemon Takata

He was born on 21 August 1887. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kane Takata (wife; deceased), Tadao Takata (son; in Japan), Tadayuki Takata (son; in Japan), Yoshiko Takata (daughter), and Kiyoshi Takata (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Humpback Bay, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC and Slocan City, BC where he died on 13 May 1945.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 August 1887
Date of Death 13 May 1945
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Three Valley, BC
Slocan City, BC
Locations before uprooting
Skeena River
C-9330 (61-78)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2534
Name Yosouyemon Takata



2534: Yosouyemon Takata


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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