Wong Wah (1872 - 1946)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Wong Wah’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Wong so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Wong’s biography.

Wong Wah Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Wong Wah and their immediate Wah family. Add to Wong Wah's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death


Melbourne, Australia

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Wong.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Wong Wah? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Melbourne, Australia

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Wong finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Wong attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Wong did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Wong Wah is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Wong's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Wong's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Wong a religious person? Add Wong’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Wong during various points of their life.

Timeline

1872 - In the year that Wong Wah was born, on May 22nd, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Amnesty Act of 1872. The Act restored full civil rights to secessionists, including about 150,000 former slaves who had fought in the Confederate Army. About 500 former Confederate sympathizers were not allowed their full civil rights.

1880 - When this person was only 8 years old, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

1893 - When this person was 21 years old, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

1904 - At the age of 32 years old, Wong was alive when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

1946 - In the year of Wong Wah's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

Wong Wah Family Tree

Who was Wong’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Wong’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Wong's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Wong Wah
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Wong's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Wong Wah is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Wong Wah died in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at 74 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Wong. Wong was born in 1872. We have no information about Wong's immediate family.

Memories

What do you remember about Wong Wah? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Wong is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Wong Wah

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources