Mine Okano

Mine Okano

She was born on 9 October 1869. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sekichi Okano (husband), Harue Matsushita (daughter; nee Haure Okano), Hideo Okano (son), Masaji Okano (son), Tadashi Okano (son), Yaye Kariya (daughter; nee Yaye Okano), Yoshihiro Okano (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 72, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Nelson, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMine
SurnameOkano
Regularized NameMine Okano
Custodian Identification Number6444
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNelson, BC

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