ZHOU FuKang, 18361891 (aged 55 years)

Given names
/ZHOU/ FuKang
Type of name
Given names
about 1836
8th President of the United States
Martin Van Buren
March 4, 1837 (aged 1 year)
Death of a paternal grandmother
1838 (aged 2 years)
Chinese Conflicts
First Opium War
from September 4, 1839 (aged 3 years)
Note: Source citation: First Opium War Wikipedia
Note: Great Britain since the 18th century consumed a lot of Chinese tea. There were no manufactured goods from England that the Chinese desired. The tea had to be purchased by English silver, which caused a drop in reserves. Britain then introduced opium from the British East India Company, and found a ready market in an addicted China. Sensing the destructions of their social fabric, Qing emperors fought and lost to the British this war.
9th President of the United States
William Henry Harrison
March 4, 1841 (aged 5 years)
10th President of the United States
John Tyler
April 4, 1841 (aged 5 years)
11th President of the United States
James K Polk
March 4, 1845 (aged 9 years)
12th President of the United States
Zachary Taylor
March 4, 1849 (aged 13 years)
13th President of the United States
Millard Fillmore
July 9, 1850 (aged 14 years)
California Gold Rush
from January 24, 1848 to 1855 (aged 19 years)
Note: Source citation: California Gold Rush Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 28 years)
Note: Source citation: Taiping Rebellion Wikipedia
Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a theocratic Christian based society. The Qing had to seek help from France and the United Kingdom. This weakened the central Qing government and saw the rise of warlords.
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Six Companies)
after 1851 (aged 15 years)
Note: Many reasons for these Associations to exist 1. insurance 2. protection 3. companionship 4. ancestor veneration
14th President of the United States
Franklin Pierce
March 4, 1853 (aged 17 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Punti–Hakka Clan Wars
1855 (aged 19 years)
Note: Source citation: Hakka Punti Clan Wars Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Red Turban Rebellion
from 1854 to 1856 (aged 20 years)
Note: Source citation: Red Turban Rebellions Wikipedia
15th President of the United States
James Buchanan
March 4, 1857 (aged 21 years)
Birth of a son
1858 (aged 22 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860 (aged 24 years)
Note: The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the Qing were defeated and lost port cities to the control of the western powers.
Note: Source citation: Second Opium War Wikipedia
16th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln
March 4, 1861 (aged 25 years)
17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 29 years)
18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 33 years)
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 33 years)
19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 45 years)
21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 45 years)
Death of a father
about 1883 (aged 47 years)
22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
Death of a wife
1889 (aged 53 years)
23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 53 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (21 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: 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
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (39 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia
Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (52 years after death)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.
Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Death of a mother
about 1891 (aged 55 years)
Ancestral clan
Lung Tau Huan-龙头环(龍頭環)
Type: Ancestral Clan Village starting in Guangdong/Zhongshan
Note: 15 十五世/generation from initiation of the village
Family with parents
Family with
Joe Gon Lim
Birth: 1858
Death: between 1906 and 1914
Ancestral clan