Haeju Seok clan
This article is a rough translation from Japanese. It may have been generated by a computer or by a translator without dual proficiency.
|Haeju Seok clan|
Haeju Seok clan (Hangul: 해주 석씨; Hanja: 海州 石氏) is one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan is in Haeju, Hwanghae Province. According to the research held in 1985, the number of Haeju Seok clan’s member was 2664. Their founder was Seok Seong who was Dongming County people in Wei Commandery (魏郡; around present-day Handan, Hebei), China. He was a jinshi (hanja: 進士) in Ming dynasty during Jiajing Emperor’s reign. He worked as minister of public works (工部尚書, Gongbu Shangshu) and minister of defense (兵部尚書, Bingbu Shangshu). He played a role in attacking Joseon in spite of oppositions during Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98), but he was executed because Ming dynasty had an financial difficulty spending a large budget during wars. Seok Dam (hanja: 石潭), his eldest son, and Seok Dam (hanja: 石潭)’s mother was settled in Haeju together according to Seok Seong’s will in jail. Seok Dam (hanja: 石潭) became Prince of Suyang (hanja: 首陽君) and founded Haeju Seok clan.
- Academy of Korean Studies 해주석씨 海州石氏. Academy of Korean Studies.
- JIN Guanglin (2014). A Comparison of the Korean and Japanese Approaches to Foreign Family Names (PDF). Journal of Cultural Interaction in East Asia Vol.5 Society for Cultural Interaction in East Asia. p23