Tomekusa Ideshima

Tomekusa Ideshima

He was born on 26 October 1868. He was a retired fisherman. His family includes Chiyoko Ideshima [possibly Chiyoko Deshima] (daughter), Fumiko Ideshima [possibly Fumiko Deshima] (daughter), Tamako Ideshima [possibly Deshima] (daughter), Itoko Ideshima [possibly Itoko Deshima] (daughter), and Tomiko Aoyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 121 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC. He died at Slocan, BC on 13 December 1944.

Metadata

ForenameTomekusa
SurnameIdeshima
Regularized NameTomekusa Ideshima
Custodian Identification Number435
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC

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