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Re: Chew (Zhou) Looking for my Chinese roots in China.


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Posted by Kevin Lee on January 06, 2001 at 01:30:42:

In Reply to: Re: Chew (Zhou) Looking for my Chinese roots in China. posted by Al Chinn on December 13, 2000 at 10:35:37:

: The district where your ggf came from is not Koisan but Toisan (Taishan) in the Si-Yap (Siyi) region which is now called Ng-Yap (Wuyi).

Al, When did they changed from 4 counties to 5? And which county is the fifth?

: : My great grandfather is by the name of Chew (Zhou)Fook Loy or Loy Fook..not very sure.He is from Koisan,Si-Yap Kwangtung,China.He has a daughter and a son my grandfather Chew Ah Kiang of Penang,Malaysia.My address is at 399-Evergold,Lrg.Grandview 3H,Jln.Buli Sim-Sim,90000-Sabah,Malaysia.Any information is much appreciated.

When did he left China? Prior to 1914 Toisan (Taishan) was known as Xinning. There is a county by the name of Hoksan (crane mountain).





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