Machi Miwa

Machi Miwa

She was born in 1873. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kunisaburo Miwa (husband). Her home address is listed as 1st Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. She died on 1 December 1942.

Metadata

ForenameMachi
SurnameMiwa
Regularized NameMachi Miwa
Custodian Identification Number2198
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

Collections

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Terminology

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