Tomino Mayeda

Tomino Mayeda

She was born on 3 August 1877. Her maiden name is Tomino Sukawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsunekichi Mayeda (husband), Ichitaro Mayeda (son; in Japan), Isuke Mayeda (son; in Japan), Jisaburo Mayeda (son), Toshimatsu Mayeda (son), and Yurino Mayeda (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 447, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTomino Mayeda
Custodian Identification Number5782
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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