Fumi Yamaga

Fumi Yamaga

She was born on 21 November 1888. Her maiden name is Fumi Kanbe. She was a farmer’s help employed by her husband. Her family includes Tori Kanbe (mother; nee Tori Kanbe), Yojiro Kanbe (father), Yasutaro Yamaga (husband), Shinji Yamaga (son), Kazuko Yamaga (daughter), and Toyo Kimura (daughter; nee Toyo Yamaga). Her home address is listed as 26-18th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameFumi Yamaga
Custodian Identification Number6534
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


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