Mary Shaken Joe, 18981997 (aged 98 years)

Name
Mary Shaken /Joe/
Type
immigration name
Given names
Mary Shaken
Surname
Joe
Name
/王/淑娴
Given names
淑娴
Surname
Birth October 30, 1898
Address: also born in Long Tun Wan as per Kitlin Wong
MarriageJoe HipView this family
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Birth of a brotherBuck Wui WONG
March 5, 1901 (aged 2 years)

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

Source:
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 2 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherYoung Hong
April 1902 (aged 3 years)

Birth of a brotherBaalun WONG
August 3, 1905 (aged 6 years)

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 10 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 13 years)

Source:
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
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 7 years)

Source:
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.

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 14 years)

Birth of a daughterWai Hing Wong
November 4, 1914 (aged 16 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Lowe
March 15, 1915 (aged 16 years)
Birth of a daughterPauline Wong
November 15, 1915 (aged 17 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 22 years)

Birth of a sonFred JOE
December 24, 1925 (aged 27 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 31 years)

Source:
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.

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 20 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Birth of a sonHenry Low Joe
August 24, 1922 (aged 23 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 24 years)

Birth of a daughterSin Hing Woo
December 17, 1924 (aged 26 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 30 years)

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 31 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 33 years)

Source:
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.

Birth of a grandsonWing Wong
February 11, 1933 (aged 34 years)

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 34 years)

Birth of a granddaughterSusan Chow
August 18, 1939 (aged 40 years)

Death of a fatherWONG Yin Hwa
August 27, 1940 (aged 41 years)

Birth of a grandsonPeter Jeung Wong
December 10, 1940 (aged 42 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 44 years)

Source:
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 Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 46 years)

Source:
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.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 43 years)

Source:
Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 46 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 50 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 46 years)

Source:
Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 47 years)

Source:
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 51 years)

Source:
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 50 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 51 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

Death of a brotherBaalun WONG
June 19, 1952 (aged 53 years)
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 54 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 54 years)

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Death of a brotherRobert WONG Sr.
about 1957 (aged 58 years)
Suisun, CA, USA
Latitude: N38.24302 Longitude: W121.9947Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 62 years)

Death of a motherYEUN YuckLin
February 6, 1962 (aged 63 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 65 years)

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 66 years)

Source:
Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry…

A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry status of paper sons. This caused much fear and distrust among the Chinese American population. The number of participants were less than initially predicted.

Death of a husbandJoe Hip
about 1965 (aged 66 years)
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 70 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Lowe
March 18, 1969 (aged 70 years)
Vallejo, CA, USA
Latitude: N38.24302 Longitude: W121.9947Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 75 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 76 years)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 77 years)

Source:
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.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 78 years)

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 82 years)

Death of a brotherBuck Wui WONG
August 28, 1986 (aged 87 years)
Address: Holy Cross Cemetery at 5903 W. Slauson Ave.
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 90 years)

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 94 years)

Death January 27, 1997 (aged 98 years)
Religion
Buddhist then Catholicism

Family with parents
father
Yin Hwa WONG
燕華
18541940
Birth: estimated February 27, 1854龙头环-石岐-香山, 广东, CHN
Death: August 27, 1940
mother
YuckLin YEUN
玉莲
18741962
Birth: December 20, 1874香山, 广东, CHN
Death: February 6, 1962
elder brother
Robert Wong Sr
北流
18941957
Birth: about October 1894
Death: about 1957Suisun, CA, USA
4 years
herself
Mary Shaken Joe
淑娴
18981997
Birth: October 30, 1898龙头环-石岐-香山, 广东, CHN
Death: January 27, 1997Los Angeles, CA, USA
2 years
younger brother
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北會
19011986
Birth: March 5, 1901
Death: August 28, 1986Culver City, CA, USA
5 years
younger brother
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巴崙
19051952
Birth: August 3, 1905
Death: June 19, 1952Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
10 years
younger brother
1942
北赞
19151969
Birth: March 15, 1915龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: March 18, 1969Vallejo, CA, USA
sister
Family with Joe Hip
husband
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朝佐
18811965
Birth: between June 7, 1881 and June 14, 1884龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: about 1965Los Angeles, CA, USA
herself
Mary Shaken Joe
淑娴
18981997
Birth: October 30, 1898龙头环-石岐-香山, 广东, CHN
Death: January 27, 1997Los Angeles, CA, USA
Marriage Marriage
daughter
13 months
daughter
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蘭卿
19152008
Birth: November 15, 1915Zhongshan, CHN
Death: August 9, 2008Glendale, CA, USA
7 years
son
Henry Joe 1946 engagement picture
文輝
19221998
Birth: August 24, 1922龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: November 18, 1998Los Angeles, CA, USA
2 years
daughter
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倩卿
19242007
Birth: December 17, 1924
Death: February 18, 2007Los Angeles, CA, USA
1 year
son
Fred Joe
文焜
19252018
Birth: December 24, 1925Zhongshan, CHN
Death: March 9, 2018
Joe Hip + PANG YatNgan
husband
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朝佐
18811965
Birth: between June 7, 1881 and June 14, 1884龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: about 1965Los Angeles, CA, USA
partner’s partner
續 (续) 續 (续)1923
step-son
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