Oldest son of Chou Tai-Wang, born during the 10th year of Shang
Kao-Zhong's ruling during the Shang dynasty, born on April 4th,
1329 BC at Chixi. He left with his 2nd brother Zhong-Yong to retire
into Wuximei and established as the Wu Clan and claimed to be
Jinman Highlander. Was later being named by Emperor Chou Wu-Wang
as the Giving King. Tai-Pou has no son and so his brother Zhong-Yong
gave his son as the successor of Wu Clan after Tai-Pou's death.
Tai-Pau was burried in Hong Mountain area of 35sq feet area.
Young: 2nd son of Chou Tai-Wang. He was later named by Emperor
Chou Wu-Wang as the Kong-Xiao Wang (Loyal King, and also named
Wu Chou-Zhang (grandson of Zhong Young) to be the leader of the
Wu Clan. Zhong Young was burried in Lu Mountain area.
Xiou-Li: 3rd son of Chou Tai-Wang, and the successor. One child
Zhong-Young's son, named the successor of Wu Clan by Tai-Pou.
Had one child: Su-Ta.
Xiou-Li's only son. Known as Xi-Pou. He was arrested in his late
year by the last emperor of Shang Dynasty, Shang Ti-Shin. He was
also known as Wen-Wang (The Scholar King). Had one san, Chou Fa,
whom later unified China and founded the Chou Dynasty.
Son of Xiou-Jien, had 2 sons: Chou-Chan and Lu-Zhong.
Fa: the first Emperor of the Chou Dynasty. He was in thrown for
7 years (1111-1105 BC). Known as Chou Wu-Wang. Had 5 sons, the
oldest succeded his thrown. Died at 54.
Su-Ta's oldest son, was named by Chou Wu-Wang as the succesor
King Wu. Had 2 sons: Xiong-Zu and Wu.
Su-Ta's youngest son, named by Chou Wu-Wang as the successor of
Chou-Chan's oldest son, had one son Ke-Xian
Was named by Emperor Chou Wu-Wang to governor of Hu-Lo City (about
120 sq ft) located at East of An-Yang Mountain.
Xiong-Zu's son. Ruled Wu Clan for 3 years, had one son: Jian-Jiou-Yi.
Ke-Xian was burried at Yupake Mountain.
Ke-Xian's son, governed Wu Clan for 51 years, had one child: Yu-Chiao-I-Woo.
Jian-Jiou-Yi's son, governed for 13 years, had 2 sons: Po-Lu and
Yu-Chiao-I-Woo's oldest son, died in young age.
the successor of Wu, governed 13 years. Had one child: Chou-Yao.
Ke-Lu's son, governed 10 years. Had son: Che-Yu.
Chou-Yao's son. Governed 18 years. Had son: Yi-Woo.
Che-Yu's son, 18 years of ruling. Had one son: Ching-Chu
Yi-Woo's son, 8 years of ruling. Had one child: Zhuan.
Ching-Chu's son. Governed Wu for 41 years, had one son: Pi-Kao.
Zhuan's son. Governed for 9 years, had one son: Ju-Pei.
Pi-Kao's son. Governed for 15 years, had one son: Qu-Chi.
Ju-Pei's son. 2nd Year of Emperor Chou Din-Wang (the 21st Emperor
of the Chou Dynasty: 2517-2497), Wu Clan becomes a Kingdom after
19 successors (634 years). Qu-Chi had one son: Sou-Mon.
Son of Qu-Chi, nicknamed Cheng-Shi. Becomes King of Wu and Wu
Kingdom blossom. All generals are named as common wealth kings.
Defeated Zhu, Zhao, Xu kingdoms and set capital in Kuling. Governed
for 25 years. Had 4 sons: Zu-Feng, Yu-Ji, I-Wei, Ji-Zhe.
Sou-Mon's oldest son, nicknamed Keh. 13 years in thrown, tried
to name Ji-Zhe as successor but refused, saying "Oldest son
should continue the thrown not because of father's favorism but
of the tradional custom.... The people of Zhao wants to name their
deseased king's son as successor, Zhao's son is a friend of mine
and had ask for my help, I'm had already agreed to help him."
So, Yu-Ji becomes the successor. Zu-Fend had one son: Kwan (known
Sou-Mon's 2nd child, nicknamed Zhai. When he died, I-Wei becomes
the succesor. Had one child: Ke-You.
Sou-Mon's 3rd child, had 3 child: Liao, I-Yu, Chu-Jong. I-Wei
died and the people of Wu wanted Ji-Zhe to succeed, but Ji-Zhe
escaped so they had to name I-Wei's son Liao as successor. I-Wei
was in power for 4 years.
Sou-Mon's 4th son, didn't want to be king and left the capital
to live in Yenling. Was named as Ambassador for the Wu Kingdom
by Wu Yen-Lun (Kwan). Given about 50 LI's of land and was kwown
as the Yenling Scholar Ji. During Emperor Chou Jin-Wang's 6th
years of power of Chou Dynasty (the 25th King, rulled from 519-467
BC), Ji-Zhe's oldest son died (513 BC) and was burried over Yinpo
area. Ji-Zhe died in 506 BC, and was burried in west of Jinling
about 60 LIs. Confucius carved Wu Ji-Zhe Scholarman's Grave on
the stone. Ji-Zhe had 2 sons: Zhen-Seng, Zon-Dao
(Yen-Lu): Zu-Feng's son, also known as Emperor Wu Yen-Lu, ruled
for 19 years. Had 2 sons: Fu-Zhai and Fu-Kai. In 495 BC, while
attacking the Yue Kingdom, he was tricked and injured. Later died
and burried at northeast of Suchou's Hai Yon Mountain. 3 days
later, it was said a white tiger nesting over the grave and so
it was later was renamed to Tiger Rest Mountain. The Thousand
Sword Pond is also located there. NOTE: Suchou is currently known
as Wu Town.
I-Wei's older son. Ruled for 13 years was killed by Kwan (Yen-Lu).
Burried at south 150 LI, the Lion Mountain in Suchou (the current
Wu Town). Had one son: Ching-Ji.
I-Wei's 2nd child. He moved to Zhu Kingdom.
I-Wei's 3rd child, he and his brother I-Yu moved to Zhu Kingdom.
Ji-Zhe's oldest, married King Chi's daughter and died in Chi.
Had one son Chi-Fan. Burried in Caichiou.
Ji-Zhe's youngest, moved to Lu Kingdom.
the story continues....
Yen-Lu's oldest, ruled Wu Kingdom for 23 years. Killed by King
Yue Kou-Jien (one of the famous story in China "Ten years
together, ten years of lesson"). Burried in Yang Mountain
located in Kusu. Fu-Zhai's Kwan-Wa-Kong (Baby Palace) is located
at Lin-Yen Mountain. Fu-Zhai had 3 sons: Jon, You, Ti. The Kingdom
of Wu was finally being destroyed by the Yue under Kou-Jien's
Martial Arts Pose