Gon Lim Joe, 18581914 (aged 56 years)

JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
Name
/周/簡廉
Given names
簡廉
Surname
Name
Gon Lim /Joe/
Type
phonetic spelling
Given names
Gon Lim
Surname
Joe
Name
Joe Gon /Shoong/
Type
anglicized
Given names
Joe Gon
Surname
Shoong
Name
/ZHOU/ JianLian
Type
pinyin
Given names
JianLian
Surname
ZHOU
Name
/JAU/ GaanLim
Type
Yale
Given names
GaanLim
Surname
JAU
Birth 1858

Chew Wong SheeView this family
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Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860 (aged 2 years)

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Note: The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the…

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.

16th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln
March 4, 1861 (aged 3 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 6 years)

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Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a…

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.

17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 7 years)

18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 11 years)

Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 11 years)

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19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 19 years)

Birth of a sonJOE Shoong
August 30, 1879 (aged 21 years)
20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 23 years)

21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 23 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherZHOU JiZhong
about 1883 (aged 25 years)

22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 27 years)

Birth of a sonJoe Knox
July 24, 1888 (aged 30 years)
Death of a mother
1889 (aged 31 years)

23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 31 years)

Death of a fatherZHOU FuKang
about 1891 (aged 33 years)

24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 35 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 37 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.

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 39 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 43 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 43 years)

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 48 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.

Birth of a grandsonNorman Chow
November 1, 1907 (aged 49 years)
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 51 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 54 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

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 55 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 72 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.

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 85 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'.

Adoption of a sonJoe Knox

Adoption: Adopted by father
Death between 1906 and 1914 (aged 56 years)

Family with parents
father
JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
福康
18361891
Birth: about 1836
Death: about 1891
mother
himself
JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
簡廉
18581914
Birth: 1858
Death: between 1906 and 1914
brother
brother
brother
brother
Family with Chew Wong Shee
himself
JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
簡廉
18581914
Birth: 1858
Death: between 1906 and 1914
wife
JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
18631943
Birth: 1863CHN
Death: August 18, 1943Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
son
Joe Shoong
毓彥
18791961
Birth: August 30, 1879Zhongshan, Guangdong, CN
Death: 1961
9 years
son
Joe Knox
英彥
18881956
Birth: July 24, 1888Guangdong, CHN
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