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Today, most members of the Ng clan live in China's Gwong Doong (Guangdong) Province 廣東省. Because of extensive immigration by the Cantonese people, however, many clan members also live outside China, in places such as the United States.
The Ng clan is divided into several major houses or fong 房, each with its own founding ancestor. Two of those houses, the Look Wai 綠圍, also known as the Chueh Gwok 柱國, and the Hon Yuen 翰苑, originated in what is now Hoi Foong (Kaifeng), Hoh Nahm (Henan) Province 河南開封 and eventually settled in Dau Doong[Au Ung,Tautung], northern Toishan County, Guangdong 台山縣斗洞鄉(around and south of Gungyik [Gongyi, Kung-i-fou, Goong Yik] 公 益).
Mung Goong 氓公 (1097-1152), whose
other names were Yook Sing 毓聖 and Gwok
Bun 國賓, was the founder of the Look
Wai house, the largest house of the Ng clan. A native of Bin Leung 汴梁
(the ancient name for Kaifeng), he became a joon see 進士
(a holder of the third degree in the civil service examinations, roughly
equivalent to a doctorate) in 1123. He served as ping jeung see 平章事
(a minister of state) and as gwong look dai foo 光祿大夫
(an honorary position) for the Soong (Song) 宋
Dynasty. As a reward for meritorious service, he received the title of
chueh gwok 上柱國 (from which the
other name of the house is derived). Because he opposed the imperial will,
he was banished to the south. There, as a general, he guarded Nahm Yun
Jau 南恩州 (present-day Yanping County
Guangdong.) After Mung Goong's death, his wife, Muk Shee 麥氏
(1111-1198), who herself had the title of foo yun 夫人,
decided that she and her two sons would make their home in Mun Jeung Village,
Sunwui County 新會縣文章里 (now located
in Dau Doong, Toishan). The location of this home is now Gong Dai Village
崗 戴 鄉, Dau Doong, Toishan 斗洞大巷.
The Look Wai ("green all around") house takes its name from the willow
trees Muk Shee planted all around her residence.
Sunwui was split into Sunwui and Toishan [original name =Sunning] in 1499.
Source: Gregory Kimm 伍洞良.
The ancestors are buried on mountain cemeteries east of Gungyik
[Goong Yik] 公 益 , which were visited every five years. Emigrees to America
first went to one of these reunions at the ancestral hall[NG Suey Sun,
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