Matsu Shono

Matsu Shono

She was born on 11 April 1896. Her family includes Itaro Shono (father), Konosuke Shono (husband), Giichi Shono (son), Koichi Shono (son), Kiyoka Shono (daughter), and Sumiye Shono (daughter). Her mother’s maiden last name is Seimitsu. Whonnock, BC is listed as a former address. She died at Essondale, BC on 21 December 1942.


Regularized NameMatsu Shono
Custodian Identification Number13423
NationalityJapanese national


Custodian Case Files (1)


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