Sei Miura

Sei Miura

Her maiden name was Sei Chiba. She was born on 25 November 1897. She was a seamstress employed by Sun Dressmakers. Her family includes Seizaemon Chiba (father), Yuki Chiba (mother; nee Yuki Nagasawa), Sobei Miura (husband), Tadao Miura (son), Shindio Miura (son). Her home address is listed as 1118 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSei Miura
Custodian Identification Number11354
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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