Yawa Ebata

Yawa Ebata

Her maiden name was Yawa Maikawa [possibly Yawo Maikawa]. Also listed as Yaruo Ebata. She was born on 21 June 1904. She was a housewife. Her family includes Samiya Maikawa (father), Tatsu Maikawa (mother; nee Tatsu Matsubayashi), Yosohichi Ebata (husband), Toyokazu Ebata (son), Yoshiko Ebata (daughter), and Masami Ebata (son). Her home address is listed as 3700 Hastings Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYawa
SurnameEbata
Regularized NameYawa Ebata
Custodian Identification Number10941
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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