Umeyo Siginomori

Umeyo Siginomori

She was born on 2 February 1879. Her maiden name is Umeyo Saheki. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Aki Saheki (mother), Yorita Saheki (father), Masutaro Siginomori (husband), and Sakayo Sasaki (daughter; nee Sakayo Siginomori). Her home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameUmeyo Siginomori
Custodian Identification Number7193
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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