Some Asari

Some Asari

She was born on 24 February 1899. Her maiden name is Some Yamada. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sue Yamada (mother; nee Sue Yamaguchi), Yoshimatsu Yamada (father), Sadajiro Asari (husband), Takeno Asari (son), Yoshio Asari (son), Nobuye Asari (daughter), Kikue Asari (daughter), Chiyo Asari (daughter), Suyeko Asari (daughter), and Yasu Asari (daughter). Her home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameSome Asari
Custodian Identification Number5307
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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