Any information on Francis Parkman Knight, family or descendants in HK would be appreciated. He was a US Consulate officer stationed in Newchwang, China around 1862. Records show he died in Shanghai in 1880.
Trying to determine if Francis Parkman Knight was the father of Yuk Hing Lai (1870-1945), wife of Sir Ho Kai (1859-1914).
Ernest Hemingway, a nobel-winning writer and novelist, stayed in Hong Kong in February-March 1941 and was back again in May. He was with his then wife the journalist Martha Gellhorn, who he was accompanying on an assignment to cover the Sino-Japanese War. It's possible that he was also a Soviet agent at this time. <Read more ...>