Nancy Joe, 19262012 (aged 85 years)

Name
Nancy /Joe/
Given names
Nancy
Surname
Joe
Name
Nancy /YEONG/
Type
birth name
Given names
Nancy
Surname
YEONG
Name
Nancy /YOUNG/
Type
maiden name
Given names
Nancy
Surname
YOUNG
Name
/楊/美燕
Type
Chinese Name
Given names
美燕
Surname
Birth February 15, 1926
Birth of a sisterAnna Lee Mar
April 30, 1927 (aged 1 year)
Birth of a sisterMarilyn Jan
December 22, 1928 (aged 2 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 3 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 3 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.

Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 6 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.

Birth of a brotherLeonard YOUNG
April 20, 1940 (aged 14 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 16 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'.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 3 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 7 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 19 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.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 15 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 19 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 22 years)

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Wikipedia

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 19 years)

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Wikipedia

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 20 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Death of a fatherShenWan YOUNG
September 22, 1948 (aged 22 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 23 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 22 years)

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Wikipedia

Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 23 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

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 26 years)

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

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Wikipedia

Death of a motherJan Shee
October 6, 1957 (aged 31 years)
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 34 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 37 years)

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 38 years)

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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.

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 42 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 48 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 49 years)

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Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 49 years)

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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.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 50 years)

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 54 years)

41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 62 years)

Death of a sisterAnna Lee Mar
May 4, 1990 (aged 64 years)
Fresno, CA, USA
Latitude: 36.74331 Longitude: -119.7893Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

Birth of a grandsonSamuel Henry LOW
August 23, 1991 (aged 65 years)
Oakland, CA, USA
Latitude: 37.77232 Longitude: -122.2148Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

Death of a sisterEva YOUNG
about 1992 (aged 65 years)

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 66 years)

Death of a husbandHenry Low Joe
November 18, 1998 (aged 72 years)
43rd President of the United States
George W Bush
January 20, 2001 (aged 74 years)

44th President of the United States
Barack Obama
January 20, 2009 (aged 82 years)

Burial of a motherJan Shee

Death January 10, 2012 (aged 85 years)
Cause of death: complications of gall bladder cancer
Burial January 16, 2012 (6 days after death)

Address: 5000 Piedmont Avenue Oakland, CA 94611
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Family with parents
father
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18861948
Birth: October 27, 1886申明亭, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: September 22, 1948Los Angeles, CA, USA
mother
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有宜
18951957
Birth: July 19, 1895Sunming, Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: October 6, 1957Los Angeles, CA, USA
elder sister
9 years
elder sister
16 months
elder brother
19 months
herself
Nancy Joe
美燕
19262012
Birth: February 15, 1926San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: January 10, 20121850 Alice Street, 94612, Oakland, CA, USA
15 months
younger sister
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美鳳
19271990
Birth: April 30, 1927Modesto, CA, USA
Death: May 4, 1990Fresno, CA, USA
20 months
younger sister
brother
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sister
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sister
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younger brother
Father’s family with WONG Shee
father
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18861948
Birth: October 27, 1886申明亭, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: September 22, 1948Los Angeles, CA, USA
step-mother
18861905
Birth: 1886Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: February 23, 1905
Marriage MarriageZhongshan, CHN
half-sister
Family with Henry Low Joe
husband
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
herself
Nancy Joe
美燕
19262012
Birth: February 15, 1926San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: January 10, 20121850 Alice Street, 94612, Oakland, CA, USA
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