Chino Furuya

Chino Furuya

Furuya was born on 3 February 1892. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Tomegoro Furuya (husband), Taeko (son), Monoru (son), Sadako (daughter), Fusae (daughter), Misao (daughter), and Isazu (son). Her home address is listed as House No. 36, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. This was a four room house she shared with her husband and children. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. Her listed seized property includes household belongings.

Metadata

ForenameChino
SurnameFuruya
Regularized NameChino Furuya
Custodian Identification Number1313
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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