Rose Elizabeth SooHoo, 18901951 (aged 60 years)

Name
Rose Elizabeth /SooHoo/
Given names
Rose Elizabeth
Surname
SooHoo
Name
Toy Toe /Soo Hoo/
Given names
Toy Toe
Surname
Soo Hoo
Name
/司徒/ 氏
Surname
司徒
Name suffix
Birth June 16, 1890
Birth of a sisterToy-tong SooHoo
October 4, 1892 (aged 2 years)

24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 2 years)

Birth of a sisterChoy-ping SooHoo
December 13, 1893 (aged 3 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 4 years)

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Note: This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan…

This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan Meiji Restoration's military advancement. The result was ceding of Taiwan and Korea to Japan.

Birth of a sisterPearl SooHoo
about 1895 (aged 4 years)

Death of a sisterPearl SooHoo
about 1895 (aged 4 years)

Birth of a sisterYong-sin SooHoo
January 25, 1896 (aged 5 years)

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 6 years)

Birth of a brotherKang-chee SooHoo
July 21, 1901 (aged 11 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 11 years)

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Note: An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium…

An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium of western and Japanese troops.

26th President of the United States
Theodore Roosevelt
September 14, 1901 (aged 11 years)

Birth of a brotherKang-wing SooHoo
October 11, 1903 (aged 13 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 21 years)

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Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and c…

2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and customs. However, they did force men to wear the queue. Neo-Confucianism was made the official doctrine, demanding loyalty to the emperor, but Chinese culture was preserved and Chinese were excluded only from the very senior court positions. Increasing European trade causedforeign powers divide China into spheres of influence. The Boxer uprising caused the downfall of this last dynasty. source

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 52 years)

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Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 15 years)

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Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chin…

Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 18 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 22 years)

MarriageJOE ShoongView this family
June 28, 1916 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a daughterBetty Shoong
calculated 1916 (aged 25 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 28 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Birth of a daughterDoris Jane Lee
December 20, 1919 (aged 29 years)

Death of a fatherFong SooHoo
August 19, 1920 (aged 30 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 30 years)

Death of a motherSing-fah QUAN
July 5, 1922 (aged 32 years)
Birth of a sonMilton W Shoong
August 18, 1922 (aged 32 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 33 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 38 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 39 years)

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Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urba…

These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 39 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 41 years)

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Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 42 years)

Birth of a grandsonRichard Tam Jr
November 11, 1940 (aged 50 years)

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 51 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Birth of a grandsonMilton W Shoong Jr
1943 (aged 52 years)

33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 54 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 55 years)

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Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 58 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 55 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Birth of a granddaughterBonnie Yvonne Shoong
October 16, 1945 (aged 55 years)

Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 59 years)

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Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the [Domino theory](…

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 55 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 59 years)

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Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 58 years)

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Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (on the date of death)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (24 years after death)

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Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.

Death January 20, 1951 (aged 60 years)
Family with parents
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Rose Elizabeth Soo Hoo
司徒
18901951
Birth: June 16, 1890San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: January 20, 1951San Francisco, CA, USA
2 years
younger sister
18921957
Birth: October 4, 1892
Death: August 22, 1957Alameda, CA, USA
15 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
13 months
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Family with JOE Shoong
husband
Joe Shoong
毓彥
18791961
Birth: August 30, 1879Zhongshan, Guangdong, CN
Death: 1961
herself
Rose Elizabeth Soo Hoo
司徒
18901951
Birth: June 16, 1890San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: January 20, 1951San Francisco, CA, USA
Marriage MarriageJune 28, 1916San Francisco, CA, USA
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