Sen Karatsu

Sen Karatsu

She was born on 15 March 1893. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Sen Kushida. Her family includes Naoichi Karatsu (husband), Yoshikazu Karatsu (son), Misao Karatsu (daughter), Yukiye Karatsu (daughter), Toshiye Karatsu (daughter), Akira Karatsu (son), Chizuko Karatsu (daughter), Michiko Karatsu (daughter), Tama Kushida (mother; Tama Naoi), and Kaji Kushida (father). Her home address is listed as 19th Avenue, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameSen Karatsu
Custodian Identification Number8340
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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