Buyemon Araki

Buyemon Araki

He was born on 3 June 1891. He was a carpenter and fisherman. His family includes Kichishiro Sukuhara (father), Nui Araki (wife; nee Nui Sadamitsu), Satoshi Araki (son), and Takeru Araki (son). His mother’s maiden name is Araki. His home address is listed as 762 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lumby, BC.

Metadata

ForenameBuyemon
SurnameAraki
Regularized NameBuyemon Araki
Custodian Identification Number7699
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLumby, BC

Collections

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Terminology

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