Yumi Takaki

Yumi Takaki

She was born on 20 September 1871. Her maiden name is Yumi Shimoda. She was a farmer’s help. Her family includes Shika Shimoda (mother; nee Shika Susukawa), Tsuneki Shimoda (father), Inohachi Takaki (husband; deceased). Her home address is listed as 6th Road, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameYumi Takaki
Custodian Identification Number8933
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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