Asaye Miyasaki

Asaye Miyasaki

She was born on 27 May 1879. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Asaye Terashita. Her family includes Masakichi Miyasaki (husband), Hanaye Terashita (mother), and Kikimatsu Terashita (father). Her home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameAsaye Miyasaki
Custodian Identification Number8322
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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