Chiyo Fujibayashi

Chiyo Fujibayashi

Her maiden name was Chiyo Yorifuji. She was born on 27 May 1889. She was a self-employed owner of a candy store. Her family includes Seikichi Yorifuji (father), Nobu Yorifuji (mother), Kuyomon Fujibayashi (husband; deceased), Tokitaro Fujibayashi (son), and Eizo Fujibayashi (son). Her home address is listed as 231 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.


Regularized NameChiyo Fujibayashi
Custodian Identification Number11096
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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