Bertha Chan

5 September 1887–2 June 1968 (Age 80)
Hong Kong

The Life Summary of Bertha

When Bertha Chan was born on 5 September 1887, in Hong Kong, her father, Sing Kai Chan, was 33 and her mother, Chow Kate Shee, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Gustave G. Leong. She lived in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada in 1901 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 2 June 1968, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Gustave G. Leong
1877–1940
Bertha Chan
1887–1968
Milton G. Leong
1916–1998
Grace Esther Leong
1920–2010
Timothy Leong
1923–2007
Marie Consuelo Leong
1927–1933

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 3
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898
Age 11
China leases the New Territories together with 235 islands to Britain for 99 years from 1 July.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 22
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 陈: Cantonese variant of Chen .2 Chinese 詹: variant transcription of Zhan .3 Vietnamese (Chân): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Chen
Zhan

Sources (16)

  • Bertie Chan in household of Chang Kai Sing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Chan in household of Sing Kai Chan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Bertha Chan in household of Sing Kai Chan, "Canada Census, 1901"

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