Friday, November 07, 2014

Cheang Jim Kheng (Bukit Brown)

Cheang Jim Kheng is the third son of Chinese Pioneer, Cheang Hong Lim. Cheang Jim Kheng was a joint owner of the Gambier and Pepper Farmers under Chop Hup Seng and Co together with Tan Tye Choon.

Death
Cheang Jim Kheng passsed away at the age of 64 on January 7, 1939 at No 146 Kim Seng Road. He is survived by his son, Cheang Peng Moh, 1 daughter-in-law, 5 daughters, 3 son-in-laws ( Lim Yong Koon, Koh Chong Teck, Chiong Tiong San ) and grandchildren. He is buried in Hill 4 Division C.



Madam Tan Hong Neo ( 陳鳯娘 ) passed away on July 4, 1956 at No 16, Lorong 27-A Geylang Road, leaving behind 1 son, Cheang Peng Moh, 4 daughters, Cheang Soh Gnoh, Cheang Soh Khim, Cheang Soh Mui, Cheang Soh Tin ; 1 granddaughter, Annie Cheang. Madam Tan Hong Neo ( Mrs Cheang Jim Kheng) tomb is affected by the highway and is already exhumed. Her peg number was 1221.

Madam Tan Hong Neo ( Mrs Cheang Jim Kheng)


Madam Tan Han Hong Neo ( Mrs Cheang Jim Kheng)
Legacy 
There is a road named after Cheang Jim Kheng during the Straits Colonial period and it was eventually changed in 1914 to Covent Alley. The road has already been expunged.


References
Incomplete Accounts. (1910, March 16). The Singapore Free Press
Advertisement. (1914, November 5). The Straits Times
Grave No 1221 [website] The Bukit Brown Documentation Cemetery Project

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