12119: Jengoro Nishimura

12119: Jengoro Nishimura

Jengoro Nishimura

He was born on 17 March 1885. He was a sawmill hand. His family includes Fumie Nishimura (wife), Shigeru Nishimura (son), Yoshio Nishimura (son), Kikue Nishimura (daughter), Hanae Nishimura (daughter), and Yaeko Nishimura (daughter). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 March 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Lemon Creek, BC
Reel
C-9413 (1391-1444)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12119
Name Jengoro Nishimura

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12119: Jengoro Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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