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Re: need help finding yokoda & iha families
Posted by: Michael Saunders (ID *****7984) Date: September 17, 2011 at 02:26:33
In Reply to: Re: need help finding yokoda & iha families by Linda Holmquist of 1931

Looks to be an old post but I find it interesting.

I am related to the Iha and Yokoda family.
The Kanji character for Iha I believe reads "minami" or "south". I could be wrong. It's something that stuck in my mind for when I was smaller.

The Iha family did rule central Okinawa many centuries ago.
There is the Iha castle ruins still located in Ishikawa (now Uruma city).

The main Iha house is still located near the main Yokoda house.

Hope this helped a little.

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