Yoi Ito

Yoi Ito

She was born on 27 November 1877. She is also listed as Yai Ito. She was a farmer’s help employed by her husband Mr. Ito. Her family includes Shio Ito (mother; nee Shio Taketa), Yasaburo Ito (father), Isematsu Ito (husband), and Ine Ito (daughter). Her home address is listed as 119 Wooldridge Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Morris, BC.


Regularized NameYoi Ito
Custodian Identification Number3625
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMorris, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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