Tajima Abe

Tajima Abe

He was born on 6 March 1891. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Sunnyside, Port Essington, BC. His family includes Sabe Abe [also listed as Suno Abe] (wife) and Tabe Abe (daughter). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua, BC and Revelstoke, BC. He died in Revelstoke Hospital on 18 May 1943.

Metadata

ForenameTajima
SurnameAbe
Regularized NameTajima Abe
Custodian Identification Number344
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSolsqua, BC
ResidenceRevelstoke, BC

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