Monday, May 11, 2020

Seet Chee Hean and family (Bukit Brown)

Seet Chee Hean, age 38 passed away at his residence in No. 41 Blair Road on 15th August 2605 (1945). He is survived by his wife, 2 sons and 3 daughters. From the tomb, i know that the name of the 2 sons are Seet Chim Tee, Seet Chim Teck and 3 daughters are Seet Poey Geok, Seet Ng Geok, Seet Wee Geok.  Seet Chee Hean is buried in Hill 4 Section C, plot P461.


Family


Wife: Madam Lim Chin Chin
In 4th October 1927 there was an engagement notice between Mr. Seet Chee Hean (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Seet Cheng Lin ) and Miss Lim Chin Chin, (eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Lim Mah Seang).  Mrs. Seet Chee Hean pased away at the age of 51 at her residence, No 41 Blair Road on 6th December 1959 leaving behind 2 sons, 3 daughters, 1 son-in-law, 1 daughter-in-law, and 3 grandchildren to mourn her loss. She was buried in Bidadari Cemetery.

Lim Mah Seang comes from an illustrious family, with links to Penang (he is the son of Mr. Lim Kek Chuan) and Lim Mah Seang married the daughter of Tan Kheam Hock.

Father: Seet Cheng Lin
Seet Cheng Lin passed away at age of 65 at his residence, No 19 East Reclamation Road on 16 March 1942. He leaves behind 4 sons, Seet Chee Hean, Seet Tiong Hean, Seet Boon Hean, Seet Phee Hean, 1 daughter-in-law and several grandchildren. Seet Cheng Lin is buried in Bukit Brown.


Son: Tommy Seet Chim Tee / Tommy Seet
Tommy Seet stayed on in 41 Blair Road and in 1973 was a laboratory technician.


References
Engagement. (1927, October 4). Malaya Tribune, page 8
Advertisement. (1942, March 17). Syonan Shimbun,page 2
Death. (1945, August 21). Syonan Shimbun, page2

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