*SoongAiling (Jun 14 1888–Oct 18 1973) born @Shanghai Died @Newyork Married *HHKung richest in China 1913 @Yokohama.Jun 30 1904 @SF Attended @WesleyanCollege Then China 1909. Worked as secretary for *Sunyatsen NY 1940s. Buried @FerncliffCemetery
@SamuelLewisHouse (1881) *SamuelLewis older bro of artist *EdmoniaLewis. Born in Haiti 1835, grew up in upstate New York andbarber in @SF. Worked in mining camps in Idaho and Montana. In 1868, barber shop on Main St @Bozeman Invested in real estate.
*MifflinWistarGibbs 1897 US consul to @Madagascar. Worked for *FrederickDouglass@Philadelphia Published *AltaCalifornia@SF 1850s. 1858 @VictoriaBC 1861 British. 1867 councilor. 1868 @SaltSpringIsland Yale Convention delegate for *Confederation
1st Black 1873 judge @LittleRock*MifflinWistarGibbs (Apr 17 1823–Jul 11 1915) born @Philadelphia Moved to @SF 1850 for Gold Rush. Left racist laws 1858 requiring yellow badges on Blacks, banned from property or voting 1858 for @VictoriaBC til 1868.
After Fugitive Slave Act (1850) African American *AbrahamShadd ( Mar 2 1801–1882) & kid *MaryAnnShadd (1823–1893) moved to @NorthBuxtonON 1853. Elected 1858 to Raleigh Township Council Buried @MapleLeafCemetery Taught @NorristownPA@NewYork@TrentonNJ