Ume Honkawa

Ume Honkawa

She was born on 14 March 1904. Her maiden name is Ume Nakagawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yasokichi Nakagawa (father), Masajiro Honkawa (husband), Yoshio Honkawa (son), Nobuko Honkawa (daughter), Tomiko Honkawa (daughter), Masako Honkawa (daughter), Etsuko Honkawa (daughter), Yaeko Honkawa (daughter), Fumiko Honkawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as North Pacific Cannery, Skeena Rover, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, BC and 10 Stuart Street, London, BC.

Metadata

ForenameUme
SurnameHonkawa
Regularized NameUme Honkawa
Custodian Identification Number9414
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBay Farms, BC
ResidenceLondon, BC

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