Lim Kek Chuan Family

Lim Kek Chuan Family 

Lim Kek Chuan 
林克全




皇清顯考克全林府君之佳城



BORN IN PENANG 6TH NOVEMBER 1858
THE 1ST DAY OF THE CHINESE 10TH MOON HUM HONG 8TH YEAR

Lim Kek Chuan dued on the 17th of Nov (Monday) 1907

Oh Ke Neo



光緒己卯年已亥桂月重修 1899 renovated 
皇清顯妣己娘胡氏儒人佳城

Oh Jim Neo 
胡𡈼娘


光緒廿五年嵗次己亥仲春 1899
皇淸顯妣壬娘林門胡氏佳城

士志  Lim Soo Chee
士麒 Lim Soo Kee 
媽祥  Lim Mah Seang
士麟 Lim Soo Lin

素媛
素知
素娥
素容

Straits Echo, 1 September 1908, Page 4

Ong Cheow Bee 





光緒卅三年正月廿八日立 1907 Mar 12
王薔薇
Ong Cheow Bee was only 31 years old when she died in 1907


Straits Echo, 12 March 1907, Page 4




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From the position of the tombs in the family vault, Oh Ke Neo looked like the principal wife , while Oh Jim Neo looked like his second wife and likely Ke Neo sister .  They are all daughters of Foo Tye Sin .  Tan Kheam Hock married Foo Peang Neo 胡丙娘。
These characters are part of the ten Heavenly stems 
10 Heavenly Stems are 1. Jia (甲), 2. Yi (乙), 3. Bing (丙), 4. Ding (丁), 5. Wu (戊), 6. Ji (己), 7. Geng (庚), 8. Xin (辛), 9. Ren (壬) and 10. Gui (癸)

Straits Echo, 1 September 1908, Page 4



Lim Kek Chuan father died when his mother was still pregnant with him, she outlived her husband by 52 years … that is her husband died when she was only 24 years leaving her with one son and two daughter and pregnant as well … 


Below pics taken from the Twentieth century impression of British Malaya 




Nonya Cheah Geok Teat, died on 31st August 1908, 76 years of age. This picture should be taken shortlr before she died 




Lim Kek Chuan 







DEATH OF PENANG OPIUM FARMER.

The Straits Times, 18 November 1907, Page 7





DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN CHINAMAN.

The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 19 November 1907, Page 5






Page 5 Advertisements Column 1

Straits Echo, 6 November 1914, Page 5




Khoo Kee Lan Neoh 

Lim Soo Lin

Lim Soo Cheang 

Vs

Lim Soo Chee 

Lim Soo Kee

Lim Mah Seang 


Khoo Kee Lan Neoh should be another wife of Lim Kek Chuan