Hisano Uyede

Hisano Uyede

She was born on 3 April 1884. Her maiden name is Hisano Okimi. Her family includes Nobu Okimi (mother; nee Nobu Hamanishi), Sado Okimi (father), Densaburo Uyede (husband; deceased), Ichiro Uyede (son), Helen Mitobe (daughter; nee Helen Uyede). Her home address is listed as 226 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Bamfield, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHisano Uyede
Custodian Identification Number12726
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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