6915: Jukichi Onishi

6915: Jukichi Onishi

Jukichi Onishi

He was born on 16 January 1874. He was a farmer. His family includes Hatsu Onishi (mother; deceased at time of file), Otosaburo Onishi (father; deceased at time of file), Shika Onishi (wife; deceased at time of file), Toshio Onishi (son), Haruye Hattori (daughter; nee Haruye Onishi), Fusaye Koyama (daughter; nee Fusaye Onishi), Shizuye Onishi (daughter), and Shigeo Onishi (son; deceased). His home address is listed as Scott Road, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC where he died on 20 July 1942. As the farm he lived on had been transferred to his son Toshio, no seized property is listed in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 January 1874
Date of Death 20 July 1942
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9370 (303-312)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6915
Name Jukichi Onishi
Not Before: 01 May 1942
Not After: 30 January 1947



6915: Jukichi Onishi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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