3236: Tsume Chiba

3236: Tsume Chiba

Tsume Chiba

She was born on 25 December 1879. Her maiden name is Tsume Oikawa. She was a farmer. Her family includes Shion Oikawa (mother), Chioji Oikawa (father) and Kisaburo Chiba (husband). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Coghlan, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 December 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9334 (335-340)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3236
Name Tsume Chiba



3236: Tsume Chiba


Metadata Author: Isabelle D. Tupas
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