Yayo Fujioka

Yayo Fujioka

Her maiden name was Yayo Hosokawa. She was born on 8 March 1879. She was a fish cake maker at Itakuma Store. Her family includes Yasamatsu Hosokawa (father), Sato Hosokawa (mother; nee Sato Fukuyama), Yonejiro Fujioka (husband; deceased), Ken Fujioka (son), Emiko Fujioka (daughter), Shizuo Fujioka (son), and Kinzo Fujioka (son). Her home address is listed as 135 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameYayo Fujioka
Custodian Identification Number11932
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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