Motoye Yamazaki

Motoye Yamazaki

She was born on 1 January 1868. Her maiden name is Motoye Yorioka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tatsu Yamazaki (mother), Yajiro Yorioka (father), and Yasushi Yamazaki (husband; in Japan). Her home address is listed as 215 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameMotoye Yamazaki
Custodian Identification Number9090
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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