Sarah Yamamura

Sarah Yamamura

She was born on 10 September 1909. Her name is also listed as Sadako Yamamura and her maiden name is Sadako Oyama or Sarah Oyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Naki Oyama (mother; nee Naki Kudo), Ukichi Oyama (father), Kenji Yamamura (husband) and Sumie Yamamura (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1589 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSarah
SurnameYamamura
Regularized NameSarah Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number10629
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC

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