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CHOU DYNASTY King's Lineage:


                                   Gu Gong Tan Fu                                                                                            Ji Li (God's laws)
                                     T'ai Wang                                                                                                   |
                              Founder of the Chou Dynasty                                                                                    Tsun Hsien                             
                                                                                                                                             Wen (Shem/credit to Shem)    
                                         |                                                                                                    
       |----------------|----------------|                                                                                                 
     T'ai Po       Chung Yung          Ji Li (The rite or passage of Jesharelah)
                                         |
                                         |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
                                       Chang  (To have or perpetuate forever).   Chang was                       Kuai Chung                 Kuai Shu
                                       was also known as Hsi-bo or Wen.  By this time, the
                                       Shemite name of Shem, in China, is pronounced as "Wen"
                                       or "Shan" and the clan patriarch of the Chou clan is
                                       known as T'ai Wang or "Great King".
                                         
                                         |
       |---------------|------------|-----------|---------|---------|----------|---------|-----------|----------|---------|------|-----------|---------|-----------|----------|----------|----------|
     Po Yi Kao       Fa          Shu Hsien    Tan      Shu Tu    Shu T'o    Shu Wu    Shu Feng    Shu Ch'u    Ji Tsai   son    Po Liao    Shu Po    Shu Hsiu    Shu Gao    Shu Hou    Shu Hou    Shu Tien
                       |                        |
        |--------|-----|--------|           |-----|-----|----|-----|----|
     (Ti Ssu  Chiung  Sung,   T'ang       Po     Hsun  Po    son  Tso   Mao
     Tzu)     Shu     Ch'eng  Shu         Ch'in  Po    Ling       Hou   Shu
                              Yu
                       |
                      K'ang (Chao)
                       |
                      Chao (Hsia)
                       |
                      Mu (Man)
                       |
                       |------------------------------------------|
                      Kung (I-hu)                      Hsiao (Pi-fang or Fang)
                       |
                      I (Chien)
                       |
                      Yi (Hsieh)
                       |
                      Hsuan (Ching)
                       |
                      Yu (Kung-nieh)
                       |
                       |------------------------------------------|
                      P'ing (I-chia)                   Hsi Wang (Yu Ch'en)
                       |
                      Hsieh Fu
                       |
                      Huan (Lin)
                       |
                      Chuang (T'o)
                       |
                       |------------------------------------------|
                      Hsi (Hu-ch'i or Hu)              T'ui
                                                       (Son of Chuang from Yao)
                       |
                      Hui (Ling or Liang or Wu Liang)
                       |
                       |------------------------------------------|
                      Hsiang (Ch'eng)                  Shu Tai (Ken Chao Kung)
                       |                               (Son of Hui from Chien Kuai)
                      Ch'ing (Jen-ch'en or
                      Wang-ch'en or Chu-e)
                       |
     |-----------------|
   K'uang (Pan)       Ting (Yu)
                       |
                      Chien (I)
                       |
                      Ling (Hsieh-hsin or Ta-hsin)
                       |
                      Ching (Kuei or I)
                       |
     |-----------------------------|
   Tao (Meng)                    Ching (Kai)
                                   |
                                 Yuan (Jen or Chih)
                                   |
                                 Ting (Chui)
                                   |
           |-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
      K'ao (Wei)                Ai                Ssu                 Hsi Huan (Chieh)
           |                                                               |
      Wei Lieh (Wu)                                                   Hsi Wei
           |                                                               |
      Yuan An (Tan)                                                   Hsi Hui
           |                                                               |
     |-----------------|                                    |-----------------|
   I Lieh            Hsien Sheng (Pien)                    Hsi Wu           Tung Chou (Pan)
                       |                                    |                 |
                     Shen Ching (Ting)                     Hsi Wen          Tung Chou (Lung)
                       |
                     Yin (Jan)
                       



     Key to Chou Dynasty family origins:

     Ch'eng     =   main Chou lineage           T'ai Po     =   Wu and Ke ancestor
     T'ang Shu  =   Ho clan ancestor            Chung Yung  =   Wu and Ke ancestor
     Po Ling    =   Chiang clan ancestor        Kuai Chung  =   Kwock clan ancestor
     Mao Shu    =   Mau clan ancestor           Kuai Shu    =   Kwock clan ancestor
     Shu Tu     =   Choy clan ancestor          Gong Shu    =   Loui clan ancestor
     Shu Feng   =   Sun clan ancestor           Zu Lei
     Ji Tsai    =   Yap clan ancestor           Gong Liu    =   Lau clan ancestor
     Shu Gao    =   Wong clan ancestor
     Shu Tien   =   Lai clan ancestor




                                          Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Lester D.K. Chow
                                         

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