Suyeo Nakata

Suyeo Nakata

He was born on 5 May 1877. He was a shingle worker employed by Hatzic Shake and Shingle Company. His family includes Eiko Nakata (mother), Hikokichi Nakata (father), and Naka Nakata (wife). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSuyeo Nakata
Custodian Identification Number6614
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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