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Jiân (Chien/Jean)1 Hui and Wang Chou


Chien, Hui Jiân, Hui
Born30 Dec 1906Wan-Tan, Taiwan, ROC
Marriedbef. 1930Wan-Tan
Moved1940/41Kaohsiung City
DeathNov 11, 1990Kaohsiung
FatherChien, Chun
MotherLee, Ho
Wang, Chou Wang, Chou
Born11 Feb 1905Wan-Tan, Taiwan, ROC
Marriedbef. 1930Wan-Tan
Moved1940/41Kaohsiung City
DeathMar 8, 1962Kaohsiung
FatherWang, Shin
MotherLee, Mien
Family Picture

1. Translation of Chinese names to the roman alphabet (Romanization) sometimes has different results depending which which dictionary you use.
is translated to Jiân/Jean in the Pinyin system and Chien in the Wade-Giles system.
See Chinese translation.

Note: Although not early settlers this family is related to one the early California families through marriage. However, there were 25-30,000 Chinese who came to California to work on the Transcontinental Railroad between 1865 and 1870. See the Chinese Immigrant Page.

Hui was a farmer in Wan-Tan, Taiwan, who moved Kaohsiung in 1940/41 and opened a bicycle shop. As a business leader and potential threat to Chiang's tenuous rule, he was jailed briefly after the Nationalists, led by Chiang Kai-Shek, took over the government in 1949.

Sources of Information.

Chien-Jian-Wang-Lee Family Names

Arthur Joseph Babineau McBride's Great Grandparents

last updated 25 Mar 2002