Jan Shee, 18951957 (aged 62 years)

Name
Jan /Shee/
Type
immigration name
Given names
Jan
Surname
Shee
Name
/鄭/有宜
Type
Chinese
Given names
有宜
Surname
Birth July 19, 1895
Address: Sunming, Heung Shan, Guangdong, CHN , , 銭山-銭上村-香山, 广东 錢山 / Chien Shan / Qián Shān / cin4 saan1 / 6929-1472 (map coordinates?) Market: 沙溪 Sar Kai Heung: 中興鄉 Chung Hing Heung Source: Village Database
Education
Illiterate

Occupation
Needlework

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 1 year)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 6 years)

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Wikipedia

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 6 years)

Birth of a brotherHoy Q CHANG
about 1905 (aged 9 years)
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 13 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 16 years)

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Wikipedia

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 10 years)

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Wikipedia

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 17 years)

Birth of a brotherJan ZHENG
about May 1913 (aged 17 years)

Birth of a daughterEva YOUNG
December 13, 1913 (aged 18 years)
Death of a fatherZHENG Zai
about March 1915 (aged 19 years)

Death of a motherSOU Shee
about January 1916 (aged 20 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 25 years)

Birth of a daughterAlice Joe
April 6, 1923 (aged 27 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 28 years)

Birth of a sonHenry J YOUNG
July 23, 1924 (aged 29 years)

Birth of a daughterAnna Lee Mar
April 30, 1927 (aged 31 years)
Birth of a daughterMarilyn Jan
December 22, 1928 (aged 33 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 34 years)

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Wikipedia

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 23 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Birth of a daughterNancy Joe
February 15, 1926 (aged 30 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 33 years)

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 34 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 36 years)

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Wikipedia

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.

Death of a brotherJan ZHENG
from 1933 to 1937 (aged 41 years)

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 37 years)

Birth of a sonLeonard YOUNG
April 20, 1940 (aged 44 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 47 years)

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Wikipedia

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 50 years)

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Wikipedia

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 53 years)

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Wikipedia

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 50 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 54 years)

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Wikipedia

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

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 46 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 49 years)

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 50 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Death of a husbandShenWan YOUNG
September 22, 1948 (aged 53 years)
Birth of a grandsonSteven W. YOUNG
November 29, 1949 (aged 54 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 54 years)

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Wikipedia

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 53 years)

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Wikipedia

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 57 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 58 years)

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Wikipedia

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (on the date of death)

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Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (18 years after death)

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Wikipedia

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.

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (7 years after death)

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Wikipedia

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.

Description
4'11.5"

Death October 6, 1957 (aged 62 years)
Burial
Family with parents
father
mother
sister
herself
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有宜
18951957
Birth: July 19, 1895Sunming, Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: October 6, 1957Los Angeles, CA, USA
sister
sister
sister
Private
younger brother
9 years
younger brother
Family with ShenWan YOUNG
husband
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18861948
Birth: October 27, 1886申明亭, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: September 22, 1948Los Angeles, CA, USA
herself
139239869-1.jpg
有宜
18951957
Birth: July 19, 1895Sunming, Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: October 6, 1957Los Angeles, CA, USA
daughter
9 years
daughter
16 months
son
19 months
daughter
Nancy Joe
美燕
19262012
Birth: February 15, 1926San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: January 10, 20121850 Alice Street, 94612, Oakland, CA, USA
15 months
daughter
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美鳳
19271990
Birth: April 30, 1927Modesto, CA, USA
Death: May 4, 1990Fresno, CA, USA
20 months
daughter
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
ShenWan YOUNG + WONG Shee
husband
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18861948
Birth: October 27, 1886申明亭, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: September 22, 1948Los Angeles, CA, USA
partner’s partner
18861905
Birth: 1886Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: February 23, 1905
Marriage MarriageZhongshan, CHN
step-daughter
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