Saye Nagata

Saye Nagata

She was born on 16 July 1882. Her maiden name is Saye Kuroiwa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sato Kuroiwa (mother; nee Sato Tajiri), Utaro Kuroiwa (father), Sanshiro Nagata (husband), Fumi Nagata (daughter), Hisako Nagata (daughter), Reiko Nagata (daughter), Masatoshi Nagata (son), and Masahiro Nagata (son). Her home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB.

Metadata

ForenameSaye
SurnameNagata
Regularized NameSaye Nagata
Custodian Identification Number5646
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWelling, AB

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