8673: Yohei Kohey

8673: Yohei Kohey

Yohei Kohey

He was born on 17 November 1880. He is also listed in the files as Yohei Kohy. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Yoshi Kohy (mother; nee Yoshi Abe), Kokichi Kohey (father) Toyo Kohey (wife). His home address is listed as 17th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC, and Port Hope, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 November 1880
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Port Hope, ON
Reel
C-9384 (1852-1898)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8673
Name Yohei Kohey

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8673: Yohei Kohey

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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