Tomi Oye

Tomi Oye

She was born on 20 March 1889. Her maiden name is Tomi Teranishi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Maki Ternishi (mother), Jukichi Teranishi (father), Masakichi Oye (husband), Masayoshi Oye (son), Sumako Itani (daughter; nee Sumako Oye), Kanako Oye (daughter), Michiko Nitsui (daughter; nee Michiko Oye), Sayoko Oye (daughter), Mitsuru Oye (son), Yuriko Oye (daughter), and Masamitsu Oye (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 405, 56 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomi
SurnameOye
Regularized NameTomi Oye
Custodian Identification Number5261
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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