Sami Uyeda

Sami Uyeda

She was born on 4 November 1895. Her maiden name is Sami Tateyama. She was a self-employed barber at 2165 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Haru Tateyama (mother; nee Haru Hara), Minokichi Tateyama (father), Toyotaro Uyeda (husband), Toyoki Uyeda (son), Fumiye Uyeda (daughter), and Shizuye Uyeda (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2165 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan Extension, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSami Uyeda
Custodian Identification Number12743
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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