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From Index to Habeas Corpus Cases for the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco

CASE NUMBERYEARFOR RELIEF OF STEAM SHIP NUMBERCHARACTER OF CASEBY WHOM OR WHERE DETAINEDATTORNEY FOR PETITIONREMARKSNAME OF FATHERADDRESSAge or year of birth
101751890Young Choy Ling (female) Native BornBelgicRiordan, Thomas DDischargedYoung See ChewSan Jose, California1871


Young Choy Ling was born to Young See Chew (father) and Wong See (mother) in 1871 at San Jose, California. She left for China on May 16, 1879 on the steamship Gaelic. She returned on the steamship Belgic, and arrived in San Francisco on December 19, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for her landing. S. C. Houghton, Commissioner ordered discharge on March 3, 1891. Detainee was represented by Thomas Riordan.