Kuri Takenake

Kuri Takenake

She was born on 25 January 1912. Her maiden name is Kuri Sakagami. She was a housewife. Her family includes Suye Sakagami (mother; nee Suye Morisima or Suye Morishima), Toyokichi Sakagami (father), Nisaburo Takenake (husband), Tamotsu Takenake (son), and Namoru Takenake (son). Her home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKuri
SurnameTakenake
Regularized NameKuri Takenake
Custodian Identification Number8124
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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