Ichinosuke Okamoto

Ichinosuke Okamoto

He was born on 20 December 1876. He was a fisherman. His family includes Yuki Okamoto (mother), Tachisabu Okamoto [possibly Tachisaburo Okamoto] (father), Naiyo Okamoto (wife; nee Naiyo Mekami), and Takeichi Okamoto (child). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 31, Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vancouver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIchinosuke
SurnameOkamoto
Regularized NameIchinosuke Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number4388
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceVancouver, BC

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