Chiyo Nakata

Chiyo Nakata

She was born on 11 January 1900. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kao Tanaka (mother; nee Kao Kondu), Kahimatsu Tanaka (father), Sannosuke Nakata (husband), Sadao Nakata (son), Jitsuyo Nakata (daughter), Ohizu Nakata (daughter), Shuji Nakata (son), Hideto Nakata (son), Taru Nakata (daughter), and Aiko Nakata (daughter). Her home address is listed as Box 419, House No. 9, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB.


Regularized NameChiyo Nakata
Custodian Identification Number3894
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLorette, MB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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