Koto Yoshihara

Koto Yoshihara

She was born on 10 December 1901. Her maiden name is Koto Kosaka. Her occupation is listed as “farmer’s help”. Her family includes Sha Kosaka (mother; nee Sha Shigeshiro), Shensuke Kosaka (father), Rinichiro Yoshihara (husband), Kiyoye Yoshihara (daughter), Tetsumi Yoshihara (son), Aiko Yoshihara (daughter), Minnie Yoshihara (daughter), William Yoshihara [also listed as Goro Yoshihara] (son), and Grace Yoshihara [also listed as Chiyako Yoshihara] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 22nd Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameKoto Yoshihara
Custodian Identification Number7048
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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