Ruth JOE, 19302012 (aged 81 years)

Name
/周/仲美
Given names
仲美
Surname
Name
Ruth /JOE/
Given names
Ruth
Surname
JOE
Birth May 28, 1930
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 0)

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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.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 0)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Death of a half-brotherT. Hin Wing JOE
about 1931 (aged 0)
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 1 year)

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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.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 2 years)

Birth of a brotherEdward JOE
December 17, 1934 (aged 4 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 12 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 15 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 18 years)

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World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 11 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 14 years)

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 15 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 15 years)

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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 19 years)

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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 18 years)

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Death of a brotherEdward JOE
about November 19, 1950 (aged 20 years)
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 19 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

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 22 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 23 years)

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Death of a motherBessie CHUNG
May 19, 1957 (aged 26 years)

Death of a fatherHin Tip JOE
November 28, 1958 (aged 28 years)

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 30 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 33 years)

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 38 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 44 years)

Death of a brotherAlbert JOE
August 19, 1974 (aged 44 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 44 years)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 45 years)

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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 (aged 34 years)

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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.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 46 years)

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 50 years)

Death of a sisterElizabeth JOE
January 29, 1987 (aged 56 years)
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 58 years)

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 62 years)

Death of a brotherHarry JOE
November 3, 1994 (aged 64 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam George JOE
February 21, 1999 (aged 68 years)
Death of a sisterFrances JOE
September 25, 2000 (aged 70 years)
43rd President of the United States
George W Bush
January 20, 2001 (aged 70 years)

44th President of the United States
Barack Obama
January 20, 2009 (aged 78 years)

Death January 23, 2012 (aged 81 years)
Family with parents
father
mother
brother
Private
elder brother
伯棠
1920
Birth: about 1920
Death: abt 2018
-10 months
elder sister
仲敏
19191987
Birth: February 6, 1919Augusta, GA, USA
Death: January 29, 1987Augusta, GA, USA
-2 years
elder sister
仲英
19172000
Birth: January 23, 1917Augusta, GA, USA
Death: September 25, 2000Augusta, GA, USA
-13 months
elder brother
伯平
19151999
Birth: December 13, 1915Augusta, GA, USA
Death: February 21, 1999Stone Mountain, GA, USA
7 years
elder brother
伯豪
19221974
Birth: July 31, 1922Augusta, GA, USA
Death: August 19, 1974Plainfield, NJ, USA
23 months
elder brother
伯同
19241994
Birth: June 10, 1924Augusta, GA, USA
Death: November 3, 1994Augusta, GA, USA
2 years
elder brother
伯培
19262014
Birth: June 24, 1926Augusta, GA, USA
Death: about 2014Roswell, GA, USA
4 years
herself
仲美
19302012
Birth: May 28, 1930Augusta, GA, USA
Death: January 23, 2012Dalton, GA, USA
5 years
younger brother
伯基
19341950
Birth: December 17, 1934Augusta, GA, USA
Death: about November 19, 1950Augusta, GA, USA
Father’s family with Unknown
father
step-mother
1912
Death: before 1912Wang Sek, Hoiping, Guangdong, CHN
Marriage Marriageabout 1901Wang Sek, Hoiping, Guangdong, CHN
half-brother
憲永
1931
Birth: 石江里 Shek Kong Lay, Hoiping, Guangdong, CHN
Death: about 1931Augusta, GA, USA