Jukichi Onishi

Jukichi Onishi

He was born on 16 January 1874. He was a farmer. His family includes Hatsu Onishi (mother; deceased at time of file), Otosaburo Onishi (father; deceased at time of file), Shika Onishi (wife; deceased at time of file), Toshio Onishi (son), Haruye Hattori (daughter; nee Haruye Onishi), Fusaye Koyama (daughter; nee Fusaye Onishi), Shizue Onishi, and Shigeo Onishi (son; presumed deceased at time of file). His home address is listed as Scott Road, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC where he died on 20 July 1942. As the farm he lived on had been transferred to his son Toshio, no seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameJukichi
SurnameOnishi
Regularized NameJukichi Onishi
Custodian Identification Number6915
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKaslo, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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