Chiyomi Suto

Chiyomi Suto

She was born on 1 January 1893. She is also listed in the files as Tsuyomi Suto. Her maiden name is Chiyomi Kumagai or Tsuyomi Kumagai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tane Kumagai (mother; nee Tane Onodera ot Tane Onotera), Tsuneji Kumagai (father), Tokuemon Suto (husband), Tomishi Suto (son), and Chokei Suto (son). Her home address is listed as Sunbury, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameChiyomi
SurnameSuto
Regularized NameChiyomi Suto
Custodian Identification Number8761
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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