Taye Sameshima

Taye Sameshima

She was born on 18 June 1903. Her maiden name is Taye Kukita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yeida Kukita (mother; nee Yeida Sonoda), Takeshi Kukita (father), Munetoshi Sameshima (husband), Toshiko Takeda (daughter; nee Toshiko Sameshima), Hiroshi Sameshima (son), Muneyoshi Sameshima (son), Raiko Sameshima [possibly Laiko Sameshima] (daughter), Yemiko Sameshima (daughter), Teruo Sameshima (son), Kyoko Sameshima (daughter), and Fusako Sameshima (daughter). Her home address is listed as Matsqui, BC and P.O. Box 155, Clayburn, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTaye
SurnameSameshima
Regularized NameTaye Sameshima
Custodian Identification Number6372
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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