Posted by Kevin Lee on August 03, 2002 at 11:39:04:
In Reply to: Qwok Kin Lum Mow posted by Liz McNamee on August 03, 2002 at 07:30:27:
: My father was born in Shekki, Chung Shan Canton 3.8.32, his father was William Lum Mow born 21.05.06. he was conceived whilst his mother was in Canton and they married. How do I go about finding out about living relatives or tracing the history.
: I know nothing - can not even find Shekki on the map.
The names and spelling had changed. Chung Shan is now spell as Zhongshan. Canton was British for Guangzhou and Skekki (or Shiqi under the pinyin system) is now officially known as Zhongshan City.
Tracing your roots is the difficult part. You'll need to know the names of your grandfather and father and their village in Chinese characters. If they were from Shiqi then you'll need to have the address since it is a town. What about your mother, do you have any information on her?
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