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Posted by Adrian ( on August 08, 2005 at 18:17:33:

In Reply to: Re: Searching for answers posted by JWC Low on September 01, 19100 at 22:41:51:

: I have recently began my search for my "roots". My grandparents are from Fuzhou, Fujian China with the last name of "Hong" (flood), tt is now pronounced as Ang in Fukianess. Any ideas how I should start my search?
: Thanks
: Francine

: Answer: Start asking your grandparents and parents about family. Take notes on your computer and organize your info. Sometimes the smallest cues are given from family stories. Ask why and where they immigrated? What was their occupations? Any portraits and birth or other dates. Any other oral history...Where did they come from in an address of the family home...look to other relatives who may have the answers...Go to the library and research the area in Fukien and Fuzhou...
: Good luck. Jean Low (author:China Connection)

I am looking to trace the next generation of Hong's for my family and also the ancestors. I know we haev a poem for Hongs but I am unable to locate that poem. My Grandfather was from Jie Yang in China and he moved to Singapore. If you have any information where I can find the generation line, please email me. Thanks

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