Asa Fukami

Asa Fukami

She was born on 5 Feburary 1894. Her maiden name is Asa Kinoshita. She was a farmer’s helper. Her family includes Kiku Kinoshita (mother; nee Kino Namahori), Chohei Kinoshita (father), Katsube Fukami (husband), Katsumi Fukami (son), Marie Saito (daughter; nee Marie Fukami), and Tom Fukami (son). Her home address is listed as Ferndale Road, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coalhurst, AB.


Regularized NameAsa Fukami
Custodian Identification Number2665
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Coalhurst, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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