WEI XiuLan, 18991994 (aged 94 years)

Wei XiuLan
Name
/WEI/ XiuLan
Given names
XiuLan
Surname
WEI
Name
/魏/秀兰
Given names
秀兰
Surname
Birth
Residence
上海, China
Latitude: 31.222 Longitude: 121.475
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 2 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 2 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 12 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
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 6 years)
Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship. Note: Source citation: The Great San Francisco Earthquake Wikipedia
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 9 years)
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 13 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 19 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia Note: China's contribution to World War One
Birth of a son
February 20, 1919 (aged 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
July 19, 1920 (aged 20 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 21 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 23 years)
Birth of a son
January 3, 1929 (aged 29 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 29 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 30 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.
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 33 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 43 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'. Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 30 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 32 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.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 45 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 46 years)
Note: Source citation: Second Sino Japanese War (WW@) Wikipedia Note: 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 49 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 42 years)
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor Wikipedia Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 46 years)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 50 years)
Note: Source citation: Communist Nationalist Civil War 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 49 years)
Note: Source citation: Peoples Republic of China Wikipedia
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 50 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 46 years)
Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States. Note: Source citation: Internment of Japanese Americans Wikipedia
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 53 years)
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 53 years)
Note: Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia
Death of a son
May 25, 1960 (aged 60 years)
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 61 years)
Death of a husband
December 1961 (aged 62 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 64 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 75 years)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 76 years)
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 65 years)
Note: Source citation: Chinese Confession Program Wikipedia 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.
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 69 years)
Death of a daughter
May 24, 1970 (aged 70 years)
38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 74 years)
39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 77 years)
40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 81 years)
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 89 years)
42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 93 years)
Death
June 16, 1994 (aged 94 years)
Family with parents
herself
Family with YING YongGuan
partner
herself
son
17 months
daughter
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
YING YongGuan + LIU CuiJuan
partner
partner’s partner
partner’s son
Media object
Wei XiuLan
Wei XiuLan