8697: Mariko Onishi

8697: Mariko Onishi

Mariko Onishi

She was born on 25 August 1917. Her maiden name is Mariko Nagamatsu. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsurue Nagamatsu (mother; nee Tsurue Hatsumura), Goichiro Nagamatsu (father), Eiichi Onishi (husband), Esther Onishi [also listed as Sachiki Onishi] (daughter) and Michael Onishi [also listed as Taeko Onishi] (son). Her home address is listed as 335 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 August 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9385 (789-804)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8697
Name Mariko Onishi



8697: Mariko Onishi


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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