Toyoji Abe

Toyoji Abe

He was born on 17 January 1878. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Tokisi Abe (father), Umi Abe (mother; nee Umi Namba), Tama Abe (wife; nee Tama Date), Shizuko Abe (daughter), Jin Abe (son), Jim Abe (son), Jiro Abe (son), Sam Abe [also listed as Saburo Abe] (son), Frank Abe [also listed as Katsura Abe] (son). His home address is listed as 1390 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameToyoji Abe
Custodian Identification Number11346
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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