Shige Nakata

Shige Nakata

She was born on 2 April 1895. Her maiden name is Shige Tanaka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shin Tanaka (mother; nee Shin Sakiyama), Eikichi Tanaka (father), Takejiro Nakata (husband), Kenji Nakata (son), Isao Nakata (son), Takeo Nakata (son), Setsuyo Nakata (daughter), Hideko Nakata (daughter), Fujiko Nakata (daughter), Kaoru Nakata (daughter), George Nakata (son), Kenichi Nakata (son), Masako Nakata (daughter), and Kimi Nakata (daughter). Her home address is listed as Box 292, No. 40, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB.


Regularized NameShige Nakata
Custodian Identification Number3892
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lorette, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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