Emi Matsune

Emi Matsune

She was born on 15 September 1893. Her maiden name is Emi Oyama. She was a farmhand employed by her husband. Her family includes Sei Oyama (mother; nee Sei Higo), Shokichi Oyama (father), and Inosuke Matsune (husband). Her home address is listed as 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameEmi Matsune
Custodian Identification Number6398
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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