10629: Sarah Yamamura

10629: Sarah Yamamura

Sarah Yamamura

She was born on 10 September 1909. Her name is also listed as Sadako Yamamura and her maiden name is Sadako Oyama, Sarah Oyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Naki Oyama (mother; nee Naki Kudo), Ukichi Oyama (father), Kenji Yamamura (husband), Art Yamamura [also listed as Takao Yamamura] (son), and Alice Yamamura [also listed as Sumie Yamamura] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1589 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 September 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9401 (1110-1114)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10629
Name Sarah Yamamura



10629: Sarah Yamamura


Metadata Author: Karlene Ooto-Stubbs
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