Fong TSE, 18951967 (aged 72 years)

Name
Fong /TSE/
Given names
Fong
Surname
TSE
Name
/謝/芳
Given names
Surname
Name
/謝/府君
Given names
府君
Surname
Birth
Note: They explained that the village listed on the tombstone, Shang Fangcun / 上芳村 or 'Upper' Fangcun was slightly further north. It has since been demolished to make way for a new road. Its residents have since moved away.

They explained that the village listed on the tombstone, Shang Fangcun / 上芳村 or 'Upper' Fangcun was slightly further north. It has since been demolished to make way for a new road. Its residents have since moved away.
The ancestral hall was in Zhong Fangcun / 中芳村 , "Middle Fangcun', but acts as the ancestral hall for all TSE clan members in Upper, Lower and Middle Fagncun.
They found several entries they believed would match for TSE Fong in their various TSE family Zupus, but we were unable to confirm as there were no exact matches for the characters 谢芳.

Residence
HKG, China
Latitude: 22.95839 Longitude: 113.247
25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 2 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 6 years)
Note: Source citation: Boxer Rebellion Wikipedia
Note: 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)
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 14 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 17 years)
Note: Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: 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 18 years)
Birth of a son
about 1917 (aged 22 years)
Death of a son
about 1917 (aged 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
about 1919 (aged 24 years)
Birth of a son
about 1921 (aged 26 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a son
April 6, 1923 (aged 28 years)
Hong Kong, China
Latitude: 22.95839 Longitude: 113.247
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 28 years)
Death of a son
about 1924 (aged 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
February 27, 1925 (aged 30 years)
HKG, China
Latitude: 22.95839 Longitude: 113.247
Birth of a daughter
about 1927 (aged 32 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)
Note: Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia
Note: 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 37 years)
Note: Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia
Note: 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 daughter
about 1934 (aged 39 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 48 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.
Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 11 years)
Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 23 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 35 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 46 years)
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor 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)
Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.
Birth of a grandson
February 19, 1948 (aged 53 years)
Kashing, Chekiang Province, China
Latitude: 22.95839 Longitude: 113.247
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 54 years)
Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 54 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 50 years)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia
Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
June 23, 1950 (aged 55 years)
HKG, China
Latitude: 22.95839 Longitude: 113.247
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 55 years)
Note: Source citation: McCarthyism Wikipedia
Note: 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)
Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
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)
Note: Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 66 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 68 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (8 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (9 years after death)
Note: 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.
Note: Source citation: Cultural Revolution Wikipedia
American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 70 years)
Note: 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 father
Death of a mother
Death
about 1967 (aged 72 years)
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageChina
himself
Family with HUNG Gok Gum
himself
wife
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
23 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private
Name
Name
Birth

They explained that the village listed on the tombstone, Shang Fangcun / 上芳村 or 'Upper' Fangcun was slightly further north. It has since been demolished to make way for a new road. Its residents have since moved away.
The ancestral hall was in Zhong Fangcun / 中芳村 , "Middle Fangcun', but acts as the ancestral hall for all TSE clan members in Upper, Lower and Middle Fagncun.
They found several entries they believed would match for TSE Fong in their various TSE family Zupus, but we were unable to confirm as there were no exact matches for the characters 谢芳.

Name
Media object
Fong Tse 37yo
Fong Tse 37yo
Media object
Fong Tse
Fong Tse