Kura Hisanaga

Kura Hisanaga

She was born on 6 March 1889. She is also listed as Kura Hisanago. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mutsu Matsumoto (mother; nee Mutsu Nagamatsu), Kiuchi Matsumoto [possibly Kuichi Matsumoto] (father), Minezo Hisanaga [possibly Minezo Hisanago] (husband), Kazuye Hisanaga [possibly Kazuye Hisanago] (daughter), and Kayoye Hisanaga [possibly Kayoye Hisanago] (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to High Bluff, MB.


Regularized NameKura Hisanaga
Custodian Identification Number4791
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)High Bluff, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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