Robert WONG Sr., 18941957 (aged 62 years)

Name
Robert /WONG/ Sr.
Given names
Robert
Surname
WONG
Name suffix
Sr.
Name
/王/北流
Given names
北流
Surname
Birth about October 1894

Occupation
Manager

Employer: National Dollar Store
Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 6 months)

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Wikipedia

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 2 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Shaken Joe
October 30, 1898 (aged 4 years)
Address: also born in Long Tun Wan as per Kitlin Wong
Birth of a brotherBuck Wui WONG
March 5, 1901 (aged 6 years)

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)

Death of a maternal grandfatherYoung Hong
April 1902 (aged 7 years)

Birth of a brotherBaalun WONG
August 3, 1905 (aged 10 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 17 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 11 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.

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 14 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 18 years)

Birth of a brotherJohn Lowe
March 15, 1915 (aged 20 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 24 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 26 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 28 years)

MarriageHelen WongView this family
1925 (aged 30 years)

Birth of a sonRobert WONG Jr.
about 1926 (aged 31 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 34 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 35 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.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 35 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 37 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.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 38 years)

Death of a fatherWONG Yin Hwa
August 27, 1940 (aged 45 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 48 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'.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 47 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 50 years)

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 54 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 55 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

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 51 years)

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Wikipedia

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 55 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 54 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a brotherBaalun WONG
June 19, 1952 (aged 57 years)
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 58 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 (18 years after death)

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Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (19 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 (8 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.

Death about 1957 (aged 62 years)
Suisun, CA, USA
Latitude: N38.24302 Longitude: W121.9947Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

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
himself
Robert Wong Sr
北流
18941957
Birth: about October 1894
Death: about 1957Suisun, CA, USA
4 years
younger sister
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
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 Helen Wong
himself
Robert Wong Sr
北流
18941957
Birth: about October 1894
Death: about 1957Suisun, CA, USA
wife
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寶贵
19041992
Birth: about October 1904Honolulu, HI, USA
Death: about March 1992Suisun, CA, USA
Marriage Marriage1925
2 years
son
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