Waki Uyesugi

Waki Uyesugi

Her maiden name was Waki Mori, also listed as as Waki Hashizume. She was born on 10 October 1894. She helped at her son’s confectionery Abbott Confectionery. Her family includes Mitsuo Hashizume (common-law husband), Genya Uyesugi (former husband; deceased), Genjiro Mori (father), Toshiko Tohana (daughter; nee Toshiko Uyesugi), Tomiye Uyesugi (daughter), and Kazuo Uyesugi (son). Her home address is listed as 332 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Farnham, QC.


Regularized NameWaki Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number12005
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Farnham, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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