This post will be updated regularly as more info and pix cross the path.
Born on15Jan1950 at 5TemenggongRd, Singapore:
Amy SuGuan LAM was educated and has worked in Ireland and Norway teaching music for 20 years; coordinated events and travels in USA for 15 years, worked at an advertising agency and coordinated events in Singapore for 10 years. Hiked a thru’ hike on the Appalachian Trail/USA 2,175m/3,500km, 30Apr-3Sep 2005 in 127days after both daughters Linn&May flew away from the nest! Still enjoying her shorter hikes annually and shares the experiences to inspire ppl to appreciate being out in the nature.
Through-Hikes around the world:
In 2008, published 1st SIN AT Thru-Hiker/First Singaporean Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker – a collection of data, pictures, quotes & thoughts during a 127 days hike. She has been and still is sharing the experience through PowerPoint presentations with Q&A about the hike to various associations, groups and societies around the world. Since the AT in May-Sep2005, have been doing just short day hikes every year.
2-6Mar2012: HKG MacLehose Trail 100km 62mi thru’ hike in 5days.
27Jul-11Aug2013: England UKc2c 309km 192mi thru’hike in 16days.
15Jan2016: The Green Corridor/SIN 25K 8+hrs.
If interested for her to give a presentation, please write to her. If she is in your area, she will be delighted to share her hiking experiences. After globe-trotting around the world for 8 months in 2008 to gather branches, twigs & leafs hoping to draft her family tree – LAM TinYue Heritage.
Above pix of her paternal grandfather with their families. Her grandfather LAM SongKee(1891-1950) with his 3wives, children&families from the 1940s. Her father LAM TinYue(1911-1996) was the eldest of 15 full-siblings (4 did not survive) and 3 half-siblings, total 18. Amy(1950) is #7, the youngest(not yet born in the above pix) in her branch of 6 full-siblings of 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Today’s count from her paternal grandfather LAM SongKee(1891-1950) and CHAN SweeNgor’s(1891-1978) branch, including those who have passed on but excluding spouses:
LAM TinYue(1911-1996)(LAM-branch1)+TSANG MayLan(1911-1965)(TSANG-branch5)
Green generationGG/my father – 7
Orange generationOG/my children – 19
Purple generationPG/my grandchildren – 25
Brown generationBrG/a new generation – 1
Including my parents and 2older brothers who have passed on + spouses, there is a total of 74 from BG1LAM TinYue branch.
Thanks you Daniel Yiek for sharing this chronological graph.
2009’s visit to the ancestral village in Jiangmen 江門 a province in Guandong/S China with a population of about 4.48mil where the ancestral hall and house still stand. An eye-opener trip which created more interesting work to be researched into. Future travels to S China and Borneo/E Malaysia will be necessary before embarking on a rough draft of the heritage trail – the never-ending trail starting from 1905 when her grand-uncle LAM JieChiew and grandfather LAM SongKee(1891-1950) started the family business as a mortgage company originally which resulted to banks, mines, properties, etc…
Fri9Oct2020: pix+name credits to AnnaTSANG
Aug 2013: even more to research and work after recent meetings with her cousins on the maternal side. TSANG. Her mother TSANG MayLan(1911-1965) was #5 of 10 siblings from maternal Christian pastor grandfather 曾維新TSANG WeiSun(1853-1940) and a maternal medical doctor grandmother 謝冠英TSE KuanYing (1873-1940), – excited to just find (Oct2020) this B/Wpix of her. Colour pix of 4, 6, 8 & 10 visiting LAM TInYue(1911-1996) in SIN(1970s or 80s??).
To be edited: numbers from her maternal grandfather
曾維新TSANG WeiSun(1853-1940)+謝冠英TSE KuanYing (1873-1940),
including those who have passed on but excluding spouses:
Blue generation/my mother – 10
Green generation/including me – 35
Orange generation/my children – 63
Purple generation/my grandchildren – 50 (does not include Branches1&3, no info)
With 2beautiful daughters Linn&May, 2wonderful son-in-laws Jeff&Bjørn, six adorable grandchildren #1Katy, 2Ellie, 3JohnW, 4Sophie, 5James (5 blonds & blue eyes in the US) and 6-Olai (finally one with darker hair and eyes in Norway!), life is blessed! They are part of her, thus making them a quarter of the Chinese ethnic race, but one can question&wonder about her ancestry???
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