9332: Sekimatsu Onisaka

9332: Sekimatsu Onisaka


He was born on 15 November 1869. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Matsuyo Onisaka (mother; nee Matsuyo Matsyuhara), Tokuhei Onisaka (father) and Sawa Onisaka (wife; nee Sawa Fujita; deceased). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and 811 Simpson Street, Fort William, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 November 1869
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Fort William, ON
C-9390 (1252-1300)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9332
Name Sekimatsu Onisaka



9332: Sekimatsu Onisaka


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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