Yaye Oike

Yaye Oike

She was born on 13 August 1918. Her maiden name is Yaye Tamemoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Koma Tamemoto (mother; nee Koma Ishimoto), Josuke Tamemoto [possibly Jyosuke Tamemoto] (father), Masaru Oike (husband). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 201, Steveston, BC and 22nd Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Portage la Prairie, MB.

Metadata

ForenameYaye
SurnameOike
Regularized NameYaye Oike
Custodian Identification Number5562
NationalityCanadian born

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