Taneko Miyake

Taneko Miyake

She was born on 17 April 1892. Her maiden name is Taneko Okada. She was a farmer. Her family includes Kusau Miyake (mother), Monjiro Okada (father), and Seizaburo Miyake (husband). Her home address is listed as Alert Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTaneko
SurnameMiyake
Regularized NameTaneko Miyake
Custodian Identification Number2598
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC

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