Kuma Sumi

Kuma Sumi

She was born on 5 January 1881. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Kuma Otani. Her family includes Kikumatsu Sumi (husband), Yashi Otani (mother; nee Yashi Nagata), and Sadajiro Otani (father). Her home address is listed as Mayne Island, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Chase, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKuma
SurnameSumi
Regularized NameKuma Sumi
Custodian Identification Number8366
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceChase, BC

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Terminology

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