Natsu Sawayama

Natsu Sawayama

She was born on 28 February 1899. Her maiden name is Natsu Nakayama. Her occupations are listed as farmer and housewife. Her family includes Tsuru Nakayama (mother), Eikichi Nakayama (father), Gonzo Sawayama (husband), Takashi Sawayama (son), Shizuko Dolly Sawayama (daughter), Aiko Lillian Sawayama (daughter), Masako Sawayama (daughter), Kazuo Sawayama (son), and Taeko Sawayama (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameNatsu
SurnameSawayama
Regularized NameNatsu Sawayama
Custodian Identification Number7343
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWestwold, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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