- 16 May 1888
Weldborough, Tasmania, Australia
- 2 October 1922
- Alternative Names
- Chinn, Tutoy (maiden name)
- Wong Hee, Tutoy (married name)
Tutoy Chinn was the eldest daughter of Maa Mon Chinn and Lula Kow Yonn. She was born in Weldborough and married Charles Wong Hee (ca 1873 - ?), in Launceston, in 1904. She was 16, he was 31. They had five sons, Norman Wong Hee, Keith Wong Hee, Reginald Wong Hee, Frank Wong Hee and Cedric Wong Hee, and two daughters, Thelma Wong Hee (later Thelma Cremin), and Judith Wong Hee.
Tutoy and Charles moved to Melbourne around 1915. At first Charles worked for the Department of Lands and Territories. Later, in the mid-1920s, Charles set up the Wong Hee fruit wholesaling business in Little Bourke Street.
Sources used to compile this entry: Museum of Chinese Australian History collection.
Prepared by: Paul Macgregor, independent researcher
- Lula Kow Yonn with Tutoy Chinn, Tue Gee Chinn and Len Heng
- c. 1891
- Australia - Tasmania
- Members of the Chinn family
- c. 1903
- Australia - Tasmania - Weldborough
- Wedding portrait of Tutoy Chinn and Charles Wong Hee
- 28 September 1904
- Australia - Tasmania - Launceston
Created: 19 February 2003, Last modified: 21 September 2005