Sawa Omori

Sawa Omori

She was born on 17 September 1891. She was a housewife. Her family includes Eki Abe (mother; nee Eki Ebesozaki or Eki Ebesuzaki), Shigoro Abe [possibly Shiguro Abe] (father), Toyokichi Omori (husband), Biedko Omori (daughter), and Yoshie Omori (daughter). Her home address is listed as 324 Mercer Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSawa
SurnameOmori
Regularized NameSawa Omori
Custodian Identification Number7764
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceKaslo, BC

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