10551: Sachi Hirano

10551: Sachi Hirano

Sachi Hirano

She was born on 12 June 1884. Her maiden name is Sachi Matsumaga. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chizu Matsumaga (mother; nee Chisu Okada), Ihei Matsumaga (father), Tsuneki Hirano (husband), Sakae Sakaki (daughter; nee Sakae Hirano), Fuyu Taniguchi (daughter; nee Fuyu Hirano). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. 1063 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 12 June 1884
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9401 (67-71)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10551
Name Sachi Hirano



10551: Sachi Hirano


Metadata Author: Wendy Fang
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