7699: Buyemon Araki

7699: Buyemon Araki

Buyemon Araki

He was born on 3 June 1891. He was a carpenter and fisherman. His family includes Kichishiro Sukuhara (father), Nui Araki (wife; nee Nui Sadamitsu), Satoshi Araki (son), and Takeru Araki (son). His mother’s maiden name is Araki. His home address is listed as 762 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lumby, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 June 1891
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lumby, BC
Reel
C-9376 (438-551)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7699
Name Buyemon Araki

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7699: Buyemon Araki

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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