Sunday, 27 March 2016

Hjh Zainab bt Mohd Amin (Bik Jenab)

Hjh Zainab bt Mohd Amin
(Bik Jenab/Nenek Jenab)


Full name: Hjh Zainab bt Mohd Amin
Call names: Bapak addressed her as Bik Jenab. I addressed her as Nenek Jenab. Her grandson called her Opah.
Relationship: Nenek Jenab was Nenek Inchek's younger sister by another mother.
DOB: 23 January 1919 in Kg Baharu, Kuala Lumpur
Occupation: Tailor, cook, making up brides (Mak Andam)
Date of demise: 12 February 1983 (aged 64)
Place of burial: Muslim cemetery, behind Petronas, Stadium Perak
Residence: No. 5, Jalan Stony ... later changed to No. 10, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman Kelab

Husband: Nasir bin Mohd Zain
DOB: Unknown
Occupation: Proofreader with Utusan Melayu, Singapore
  • First workplace/HQ 1939-1941: Utusan Melayu Press Ltd., 64, Queen Street, Singapore (Bugis District); Post Box 764 Singapore. 
  • He first worked at 64 Queen Street, Singapore.
  • Second workplace/HQ 1945-1958: Utusan Melayu Press Ltd., 185 Cecil Street, Singapore
  • He then worked at 185 Cecil Street for ~3 years before he died.

Date of demise: 1948.
Place of burial: Ampang Muslim Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur

Children: 2 sons
  1. Mohamed Shapri bin Nasir (Mohamed Shapri is better known as Hamid in Kg Bharu) - he lives in Ipoh.
  2. Mohamed Yatim bin Nasir - he lived at Bukit Tinggi in Sumatra, Indonesia, Deceased 21 April 2016
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From Pak Cik Hassan (6 March 2015)

Nenek Zainab suaminya Nasir meninggal awal 50s. Anaknya Hamid dan Yatim. Hamid is in Ipoh and Yatim has been missing for a few years and our guess he is in Indonesia.

2 sons:
  1. Hamid (in Ipoh)
  2. Yatim (deceased in Indonesia on 21 April 2016)
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Update from Pak Cik Hamid anak Nenek Jenab (via email on 25 March 2016):

Hjh Zainab bt Mohd Amin @ Bik Jenab, Kg Bharu
- ada 2 anak:
  1. Mohamed Shapri bin Nasir (Mohamed Shapri is better known as Hamid in Kg Bharu) - Ipoh
  2. Mohamed Yatim bin Nasir - he had lived at Bukit Tinggi in Sumatra, Indonesia

Contact:
Mohamed Shapri Nasir @ Hamid (deceased)
2 Persiaran Bintang
Taman Sunrise
31400 Ipoh
Email: masyar@yahoo.com

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Whereabouts of Nenek Jenab's other son:

Mohamed Yatim bin Nasir
Bukit Tinggi, Sumatra
Indonesia

Update from Mohamed Shapri in Facebook:

His brother Mohamed Yatim bin Nasir had passed away on 21 April 2016. He was looked after by a family and passed away in Indonesia.

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Mohamed Shapri juga menghantar gambar Mat Amin Pasar drp Bik Rahmah Gombak.
- this is the same photo of Mat Amin Pasar that I have at this blog
- it seems that there is no other photo of Mat Amin Pasar
- however, British records may have his full name and other photos of him or a group photo

Mat Amin Pasar or Mat Amin Chow Kit is Mohd Amin,
the father of Nenek Inchek, Nenek Jenab, and 19 other children.
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Update from Pak Cik Hamid anak Nenek Jenab (via email on 28 March 2016):

Alamat rumah di Kg. Bahru itu ialah No. 5, Jalan Stony dan kemudian bertukar ke no. 10, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman Kelab. Saya tinggal di situ dari kecil hinggalah saya melanjutkan pelajaran dan bertugas seluruh Malaysia.

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Update from Pak Cik Hamid anak Nenek Jenab (via email on 29 March 2016):

Di sini saya lampirkan maklumat tambahan mengenai keluarga saya.

Hjh Zainab bt Mohd Amin: (mother)
            Born:              23 Jan 1919 in Kg Baharu . Lumpur
            Deceased:       12 February 1983
            Occupation:    Tailor, Cook, Making Up Brides (Mak Andam)
            Burial:            Muslim cemetery, behind Petronas, Stadium Perak

Nasir bin Mohd Zain: (father)
            Born:               Unknown
            Deceased:        1948
            Occupation:     Proof Reader with Utusan Melayu, Singapore
            Burial:              Ampang Muslim Cemetry, K. Lumpur

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NEWSPAPER SEARCH & ARTICLES

Page 2 Advertisements Column 2
The Straits Times, 13 April 1939, Page 2


WANTED Newsagents in all parts of Malaya,
Sarawak, Brunei and elsewhere for Malay
Daily Newspaper. "UTUSAN MELAYU," to
be published shortly by Utusan Melayu Press,
Ltd., 64, Queen Street, Singapore.

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