Zentaro Higo

Zentaro Higo

He was born on 3 June 1874. He was a fisherman employed by Vancouver Cannery. His family includes Ine Higo [possibly In Higo] (mother; nee Ine Higo or In Higo), Zenjiro Higo (father), Yuki Higo (wife; nee Yuki Kamitakahara), Shigenori Higo (son), and Toshitsugu Higo (son). His home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameZentaro
SurnameHigo
Regularized NameZentaro Higo
Custodian Identification Number6290
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Terminology

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