Toyo Henmi

Toyo Henmi

She was born on 10 July 1872. Her family includes Kanekichi Hemmi (husband; deceased), Eiko Hemmi (daughter), Sokichi Hemmi (son), and Yaeko Hemmi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 938 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameToyo Henmi
Custodian Identification Number2469
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Victoria


Custodian Case Files (1)


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