Tsuru Nitsui

Tsuru Nitsui

She was born on 18 December 1881. Her maiden name is Tsuru Atode. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chiyo Atode (mother; nee Chiyo Matsuba), Tasuke Atode (father), and Tanezo Nitsui (husband). Her home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameTsuru Nitsui
Custodian Identification Number2584
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLillooet, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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