Setsuichi Fujii

Setsuichi Fujii

Fujii was born on 01 September 1887. He was a fisherman employed by B.A. Cannery, Port Essington, BC. His family includes Tokuye Fujii (mother; nee Tokuye Kashiwahara; in Japan), Karukichi Fujii (father; deceased at time of file), Tsuyeko Fujii (wife; nee Tsuyeko Minematsu; in Japan), and Nobuyuki Fujii [also listed as Nobuuki Fujii] (son; in Japan). He lived in Port Essington, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Selsqua, BC and Bull River, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “Matsue”; fishing equipment.

Metadata

ForenameSetsuichi
SurnameFujii
Regularized NameSetsuichi Fujii
Custodian Identification Number1271
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSelsqua, BC
ResidenceBull River, BC

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Terminology

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