10621: Matsu Sugiura

10621: Matsu Sugiura


She was born on 28 September 1892. Her maiden name is Matsu Yamaguchi. She was a cannery worker employed by ABC Packing Company, Knight Inlet, BC. Her family includes Toku Yamaguchi (mother; nee Toku Sugizaki), Yanyo Yamaguchi (father), and Masaburo Sugiura (husband). Her home address is listed as 763 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Slocan City, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 28 September 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Slocan City, BC
C-9401 (1002-1058)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10621
Name Matsu Sugiura



10621: Matsu Sugiura


Metadata Author: Karlene Ooto-Stubbs
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