Take Okutsu

Take Okutsu

She was born on 19 September 1887. Her maiden name is Take Kitamura. She was a lodging house keeper. Her family includes Ichi Kitamura (mother; nee Ichi Sugizaki), Tsurukichi Kitamura (father), Tosaburo Okutsu, (husband), Cheko Okutsu (daughter), Toshiye Okutsu (daughter), Yutaka Okutsu (son), and Kimiyo Okutsu (daughter) Her home address is listed as 226 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTake
SurnameOkutsu
Regularized NameTake Okutsu
Custodian Identification Number13429
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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