CASE NUMBERYEARDETAINEEATTORNEYREMARKSFATHERCITY of BIRTHAGE or YEAR OF BIRTH
97421890Jow Ah SirLyman MowryDischargedJow Tai ChungMarysville1863


Jow Ah Sir was born to Jow Tai Chung (father) and Hom Shee (mother) in 1863 at Marysville, California. He left for China on May 2, 1878 on the steamship City of Tokio. He returned on the steamship City of Peking, and arrived in San Francisco on August 13, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. Low Ching petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on August 22, 1890. A bond was posted. Ward McAllister, Jr., Special Referee and Examiner, recommended Discharge on December 12, 1890. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry. On December 12, 1890, an Order of Discharge was signed to allow the detainee to remain in the country.