Lily Foon Lin Wong

11 August 1920–3 October 2015 (Age 95)
Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

The Life of Lily Foon Lin

When Lily Foon Lin Wong was born on 11 August 1920, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, her father, Ah Pui Wong, was 27 and her mother, Kim Sau Chun-Ming, was 22. She had at least 1 daughter with Richard Tai Gee Choy. She died on 3 October 2015, in her hometown, at the age of 95.

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Richard Tai Gee Choy
Lily Foon Lin Wong
Susan Oi Hin Choy

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese: variant of Wang .2 Chinese: variant of Huang .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight


(Excerpts from Mom's Diary) "I was born the "Third Daughter" of Wong Pui and Kim Sau Chun-Ming." My name is Lily Foon Ling Wong Choy. My Chinese name "Foon Lin" means changing continously. "In 188 …

Sources (3)

  • Lilly F L Wong in household of Pui Wong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lily Wong in household of Pui Wong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lily Wong in entry for Richard Tai Gee Choy, "Hawaii Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present"

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