2665: Asa Fukami

2665: Asa Fukami

Asa Fukami

She was born on 5 Feburary 1894. Her maiden name is Asa Kinoishita. She was a farmer’s helper. Her family includes Kiku Kinoshita (mother; nee Kino Namahori), Chohei Kinoshita (father), Katsube Fukami (husband), and Katsumi Fukami (son). Her home address is listed as Ferndale Road, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coalhurst, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 February 1894
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Coalhurst, AB
C-9330 (1084-1087)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2665
Name Asa Fukami



2665: Asa Fukami


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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