Sannosuke Nakata

Sannosuke Nakata

He was born on 8 March 1888 or 5 March 1888. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Rin Nakata [possibly Rio Nakata] (mother; nee Rin Nakatani or Rio Nakatani), Masakichi Nakata (father), Chiyo Nakata (wife; nee Chiyo Tanaka), Sadao Nakata (son), Jitsuyo Nakata (daughter), Chizu Nakata (daughter), Shoji Nakata [possibly Shaji Nakata; also listed as Shuji Nakata] (son), Hideto Nakata (son), Taru Nakata [also listed as Teru Nakata or Tiru Nakata] (daughter), and Aiko Nakata (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 419, House No. 9, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB and Winnipeg, MB.

Metadata

ForenameSannosuke
SurnameNakata
Regularized NameSannosuke Nakata
Custodian Identification Number4404
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLorette, MB
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB

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