Yonezo Uyeda

Yonezo Uyeda

He was born on 28 March 1898. He was a millhand employed by Mohawk Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Toku Uyeda [possibly Taku Uyeda] (mother; nee Toku Kashiwaki or Taku Kashiwaki), Utaro Uyeda (father), Yukiye Uyeda [also listed as Ukiye Uyeda] (wife; nee Yukiye Fujita or Ukiye Fujita), Masayuki Uyeda (son), Teruko Uyeda (daughter), Atsushi Uyeda (son), and Michiyo Uyeda (daughter). His home address is listed as 106 Mercer Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Nakusp, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYonezo
SurnameUyeda
Regularized NameYonezo Uyeda
Custodian Identification Number7735
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKaslo, BC
ResidenceNakusp, BC

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