王建凤Ong Kean Hong (1923 – 2002) – 6th Son

王建凤 Ong Kean Hong (1923 – 2002)

6th Son

 

Also known as 亚麟, 建凤 Kean Hong is the son of 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim and 邱素枝 Khoo Saw Kee. 建凤 Kean Hong, also the god-son of Wang Rongchao (the younger brother of 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim), was born in Sitiawan, Dindings District. He studied Chinese in Nan Hwa High School in the morning and English at Anglo-Chinese School in Kg. Koh, Sitiawan in the afternoon.

 

In 1948, shortly after the Japanese occupation of Malaya, 建凤 Kean Hong went to Singapore and got a job as a technician with the then Singapore Broadcasting Corporation. He worked there until his retirement in 1978 at the age of 55.


In 1948, 建凤 Kean Hong married Nah Sye Kiang. They have seven (7) children – Soon Bee (Rodney), Geok Ling (Christine), Geok Cheng (Doris), Soon Hock (d), Soon Teik, Geok Suan (Angela) and Geok Hong (Sarah). With the exception of Geok Cheng who resides and works with a global mining and heavy machinery company in Melbourne, Australia, the other children reside and work in Singapore. Soon Bee is running a construction supplies company, Geok Ling is a principal of a primary school and Soon Teik is in corporate finance.


建凤 Kean Hong passed away in 2002 at the age of 79. This was 12 years after the passing of his wife Sye Kiang in 1990.


There are 36 members in the 建凤 Kean Hong family. Their relationship to 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim is as follows:


Daughter-in-law: Nah Sye Kiang (d)

 

Grandchildren (31st Generation): Ong Soon Bee (Rodney), Ong Geok Ling (Christine), Ong Geok Cheng (Doris), Ong Soon Hock (d), Ong Soon Teik, Ong Geok Suan (Angela), Ong Geok Hong (Sarah)

 

Grandson/Granddtr-in-law: Teng Cheang Khin (Humphrey), Chang Chien-Yi (Lily), Ronald Gerard Goh, Chong Kwong Min (Roland)

 

Great Grandchildren (32nd Generation): Tan Tat Wei (David), Tan Chia Li (Rebecca), Tan Tse Hui (Joshua); Teng Mei Yen (Luanne), Teng Tai Kidd (Abbriel), Teng Mei Yi (Leona); Ong Kai-Yi (Aldon); Cassandra Ann Goh (Wu Yan Mei), Ian Gerard Goh (Wu Yan), Natalie Ann Goh (Wu En Li); Chong Sze Lynn (Andrea), Chong Sze Mei (Marissa)


Great Grandson/Great Granddtr-in-law: Tan Swee Meng (James), Goh Chay Yun (Cecilia); Tan Choon Boon (Larry), Chew Ying Xiu (Serene), George Asgari

 

Great Great Grandchildren (33rd Generation): Tan Shun En (Emmanuel James), Tan Xian En (Samuel James), Tan Xin Yu (Elijah); Teng Wen Jun (Ashton), Teng Jia Xuan (Emily), Zelda Mei Ling Asgari

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