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Ôyama Kikuko was the elder daughter of [[Saigo Takamori|Saigô Takamori]] and [[Ryu Aiko|Aikana]]. She is said to have been the first woman from [[Amami Oshima|Amami Ôshima]] to become an elite in Kagoshima.
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Ôyama Kikuko was the daughter of [[Saigo Takamori|Saigô Takamori]] and [[Ryu Aiko|Aikana]]. She is said to have been the first woman from [[Amami Oshima|Amami Ôshima]] to become an elite in Kagoshima. She had one older brother, [[Saigo Kikujiro|Saigô Kikujirô]], and a number of half-siblings.
  
 
She was born in [[1862]] in Tatsugô-chô on the island of Amami Oshima, where Saigô was living in exile. Originally known as Kikugusa, her name was changed to Kikuko when, at the age of 14, her father took her with him to [[Kagoshima]].
 
She was born in [[1862]] in Tatsugô-chô on the island of Amami Oshima, where Saigô was living in exile. Originally known as Kikugusa, her name was changed to Kikuko when, at the age of 14, her father took her with him to [[Kagoshima]].

Revision as of 17:17, 10 February 2020

  • Born: 1862
  • Died: 1909
  • Other Names: 菊草 (Kikugusa)
  • Japanese: 大山 菊子 (Ooyama Kikuko)

Ôyama Kikuko was the daughter of Saigô Takamori and Aikana. She is said to have been the first woman from Amami Ôshima to become an elite in Kagoshima. She had one older brother, Saigô Kikujirô, and a number of half-siblings.

She was born in 1862 in Tatsugô-chô on the island of Amami Oshima, where Saigô was living in exile. Originally known as Kikugusa, her name was changed to Kikuko when, at the age of 14, her father took her with him to Kagoshima.

In 1880, she was married to Ôyama Seinosuke, younger brother of Ôyama Iwao.

She died in 1909 of pneumonia at the age of 48.

References

  • Gallery labels, Amami Tatsugô Shima Museum.[1]
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