Mitsu Okamura

Mitsu Okamura

She was born on 13 April 1894. Her maiden name is Mitsu Kanagawa [possibly Mitsu Kanadawa]. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hatsu Kanagawa [possibly Hatsu Kanadawa] (mother; nee Hatsu Miyahara), Yodo Kanagawa [possibly Yodo Kanadawa] (father), Magoichi Okamura (husband), Yokio Okmaura (son), and Tetsuo Okamura (son). Her home address is listed as Horrel Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Newton Siding, MB.

Metadata

ForenameMitsu
SurnameOkamura
Regularized NameMitsu Okamura
Custodian Identification Number5155
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNewton Siding, MB

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