5150: Morio Sanmiya

5150: Morio Sanmiya

Morio Sanmiya

She was born on 17 March 1884. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Koichiro Sanmiya (husband). Her home address is listed as 2222 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to London, ON and Harrison ON.
Sex F
Date of Birth 17 March 1884
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
London, ON
Reel
C-9353 (865-1000)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5150
Name Morio Sanmiya

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Title

5150: Morio Sanmiya

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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