Mome Sakiyama

Mome Sakiyama

She was born on 30 November 1881. Her maiden name is Mome Tanami. She was a housewife. Her family includes Natsu Tanami (mother), Fuku Sakiyama [possibly Fuke Sakiyama] (husband), and Kumataro Sakiyama (son). Her home address is listed as 688 Railway Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameMome Sakiyama
Custodian Identification Number6227
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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