Bernice Ha Say Chock

Brief Life History of Bernice Ha Say

When Bernice Ha Say Chock was born on 18 February 1900, in Honolulu, Oahu, Kingdom of Hawaii, her father, 卓 Chock亞賢 Hinn, was 42 and her mother, 佘氏, was 40. She married Kwai Hin Chang on 16 May 1925, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1923 and lived in Representative District 4, Oahu, Hawaii, United States for about 5 years and Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1950. Her occupation is listed as teacher. vice principal in Hawaii, United States. She died on 2 September 1986, at the age of 86, and was buried in Nu'uanu, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kwai Hin Chang
1902–1997
Bernice Ha Say Chock
1900–1986
Marriage: 16 May 1925
Kenneth Yen Kuen Chang
1925–1946
Shirley Wai Sheong Chang
1927–
Donald Yen Doong Chang
1927–2012

Sources (10)

  • Bernice Chong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chock Ha, "Hawaii Births and Christenings, 1852-1933"
  • Bernice S. C. Chang, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: variant of Shock .

Alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of German Zschoche, Zschocke: habitational name from Zschochau, Zschokau, or Zschocken in Saxony, or Tschocke in Silesia, of Slavic origin.

Americanized form of Slovenian Čok (see Cok 2).

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

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