Mrs. Cheang Hong Lim nee Madam Wee (Kopi Sua)

Mrs. Cheang Hong Lim nee Madam Wee passed away in 1869.  There are 2 names listed on her tomb, 
Son: Cheang Chong Hwee 
Daughter: Cheang Cheow Lian

So from the children name listed, the tomb of  Madam Wee is inferred to be Cheang Hong Lim's first wife. The tomb used to be in Cheang Hong Lim's private cemetery in Alexandra before it was relocated. Unfortunately, i do not have any insights of who the person buried here is. 

Mrs. Cheang Hong Lim nee Madam Wee

Daughter: Cheang Cheow Lian 
Cheang Hong Lim matched his eldest daughter, Cheang Cheow Lian Neo in marriage to Lim Kwee Eng in 1879. On 1880, Cheang Hong Lim appointed his son-in-law, Lim Kwee Eng as his attorney and lawful agent for all his business including signing on his behalf. For some years, Lim Kwee Eng became partner in the Opium and Spirit Farm.

When Cheang Hong Lim passed away on 11 February 1893,  he left behind a large amount of property for distribution among his many children. Probate of his will was given to his eldest daughter, Cheang Cheow Lian Neo (Mrs. Lim Kwee Eng) to be trustee in executing his will. It was rare that a woman  during that time to be appointed trustee, especially for the Chinese. Mrs. Lim Kwee Eng nee Cheang Cheow Lian Neo passed away on 12 June 1934 at her residence, The "Anglers Retreat" 7 1/4 mile, Pasir Panjang. She leaves behind 1 son, Mr. Lim Choo Kiat, 3 daughters-in-law, Mrs. Lim Choo Puan, Mrs. Lim Choo Kiat and Mrs Lim Choo Seng, 4 daughters, 3 sons-in-law, Messrs. Wee Peow Yong, Wee Beow Chwee and Cheang Thiam Leong, 38 grandchildren and grandchildren-in-law and 11 great grandchildren. 

Location of tomb

Her tomb is also located next to her daughter and son-in-law tomb, Mr. Lim Kwee Eng and Madam Cheang Cheow Lian Neo at Kopi Sua. 

Mrs. Cheang Hong Lim nee Madam Wee tomb was overgrown and had to be cleared for this photo (2023)



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