Probate/Estate Record of Yaichi Oye

Probate/Estate Record of Yaichi Oye


Title Proper F0 GR2202 REEL B09051 FILE 35408
Date(s) 1946
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This is the probate record of Yaichi Oye, who died in Greenwood on 20 September 1945. After debts paid to the BC Security Commission for funeral expenses the reminder of Oye’s estate went to his family. His widow and two daughters resided in Japan, and his son was held at the Angler Prisoner Of War camp in Ontario. Oye also had two grandchildren in Cascade, British Columbia.
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Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Probate/Estate Record of Yaichi Oye
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