Motokichi Uyeyama

Motokichi Uyeyama

He was born on 15 November 1896. He was a fish packer. His family includes Tsuta Uyeyama (mother; nee Tsuta Shinya), Masakichi Uyeyama (father), and Moto Uyeyama (wife; nee Moto Nakamura). Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Monte Lake, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMotokichi
SurnameUyeyama
Regularized NameMotokichi Uyeyama
Custodian Identification Number14324
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMonte Lake, BC

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