12982: Yoshiye Sekine

12982: Yoshiye Sekine

Yoshiye Sekine

She was born on 10 April 1914. Her name is also listed as Mary Sekine and Josephine Sekine). Her maiden name is Yoshiye Kato, Mary Kato, or Josephine Kato. She was a housewife. Her family includes Nakako Kato (mother; nee Nakako Iwasaki), Tasaku Kato (father), Toranosuke Sekine (husband), and Eleanor Sekine [also listed as Kakako Sekine] (daughter). Her home address is listed as No. 2, 55 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 April 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9419 (1457-1463)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12982
Name Yoshiye Sekine



12982: Yoshiye Sekine


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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