Hatsu Uyeno

Hatsu Uyeno

She was born on 5 January 1889. Her maiden name is Hatsu Kanai. She was a paper box makker employed by Vancouver Paper Box Company, 245 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yumi Kanai (mother; nee Yumi Nakamura), Itaro Kanai (father), Chuichi Uyeno (husband; deceased), Hideo Uyeno (son), Miyoko Uyeno (daughter), Yoshiaki Uyeno (son). Her home address is listed as 317 Hawks Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameHatsu Uyeno
Custodian Identification Number12727
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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