Yoshi Yasui

Yoshi Yasui

She was born on 1 October 1884. Her maiden name is Yoshi Nishikawa. She did housework for various people. Her family includes Yasu Nishikawa (mother), Sutejiro Nishikawa (father), Yosakichi Yasui (husband; deceased), Yoichi Yasui (son), and Yosaburo Yasui (son). Her home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameYoshi Yasui
Custodian Identification Number12702
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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