Vancou Shiga

Vancou Shiga

She was born on 2 May 1907. She is also listed as Vancou Dorothy Shiga. She was a dressmaker and housewife. Her family includes Take Sasaki (mother; nee Take Ishitome), Shusai Sasaki (father), Hajime Shiga (husband), Toshio Shiga (son), and Catherine Kazuko Shiga (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2591 45th Avenue West, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Fonthill, ON.

Metadata

ForenameVancou
SurnameShiga
Regularized NameVancou Shiga
Custodian Identification Number7711
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFonthill, ON

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