Chiyo Nakata

Chiyo Nakata

She was born on 11 January 1900. Her maiden name is Chiyo Tanaka. 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), Chizu Nakata (daughter), Shuji Nakata (son), Hideto Nakata (son), Teru 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
Residence (after uprooting)Lorette, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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