Chew Wong Shee, 18631943 (aged 80 years)

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Name
Chew Wong /Shee/
Given names
Chew Wong
Surname
Shee
Name
/黃/ 氏
Surname
Name suffix
Birth 1863
Gon Lim JoeView this family
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Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 1 year)

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Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a…

The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a theocratic Christian based society. The Qing had to seek help from France and the United Kingdom. This weakened the central Qing government and saw the rise of warlords.

17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 2 years)

18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 6 years)

Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 6 years)

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19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 14 years)

Birth of a sonJOE Shoong
August 30, 1879 (aged 16 years)
20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 18 years)

21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 18 years)

22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 22 years)

Birth of a sonJoe Knox
July 24, 1888 (aged 25 years)
23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 26 years)

24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 30 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 32 years)

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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 34 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 38 years)

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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 38 years)

Birth of a grandsonNorman Chow
November 1, 1907 (aged 44 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 49 years)

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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

Death of a husbandGon Lim Joe
between 1906 and 1914 (aged 51 years)

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 43 years)

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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 46 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 50 years)

Birth of a granddaughterBetty Shoong
calculated 1916 (aged 53 years)

Marriage of a childJOE ShoongRose Elizabeth SooHooView this family
June 28, 1916 (aged 53 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 55 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Birth of a granddaughterDoris Jane Lee
December 20, 1919 (aged 56 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 58 years)

Birth of a grandsonMilton W Shoong
August 18, 1922 (aged 59 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 60 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 66 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 67 years)

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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 69 years)

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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.

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 80 years)

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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 82 years)

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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 86 years)

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Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 67 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 70 years)

Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 87 years)

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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 78 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 82 years)

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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 83 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Adoption of a sonJoe Knox

Adoption: Adopted by father
Death August 18, 1943 (aged 80 years)
Family with Gon Lim Joe
husband
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簡廉
18581914
Birth: 1858
Death: between 1906 and 1914
herself
JiZong FuKang GonLim Shoong Bio.jpg
18631943
Birth: 1863CHN
Death: August 18, 1943Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
son
Joe Shoong
毓彥
18791961
Birth: August 30, 1879Zhongshan, Guangdong, CN
Death: 1961
9 years
son
Joe Knox
英彥
18881956
Birth: July 24, 1888Guangdong, CHN
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