Semisi Poumaama Liu

about 1894–12 August 1965 (Age 71)
Ovaka, Vava'u, Tonga

The Life of Semisi Poumaama

When Semisi Poumaama Liu was born about 1894, in Ovaka, Vava'u, Tonga, his father, Salesi Liu, was 36 and his mother, 'Eseta Vea Hihifo, was 25. He married Litia 'O Saione 'Evelini Tu'itupou about 1916, in Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 12 August 1965, in Manuka, Tongatapu, Tonga, at the age of 71, and was buried in Manuka, Tongatapu, Tonga.

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Family Time Line

Semisi Poumaama Liu
Litia 'O Saione 'Evelini Tu'itupou
Marriage: about 1916
Kulaea- O- Matuku Or Anau Sands
Mele Lupe Ololava Liu

Spouse and Children


    Litia 'O Saione 'Evelini Tu'itupou


about 1916
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga


Parents and Siblings

    Salesi Liu


    'Eseta Vea Hihifo




Name Meaning

1 Chinese 刘: from the name of the state of Liu, which was granted to a descendant of the model emperor Yao ( 2357–2257 bc ).2 Chinese 廖: variant of Liao .3 Chinese 柳: from the name of an area called Liu Xia in the state of Lu (in present-day Shanxi province). During the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ), this was granted to a counselor famous for his high moral character. His descendants adopted the name of this area as their surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Semisi Pomaama Liu in entry for Mele Lupe Ololava Liu Lavulo, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Semisi Pomaama Liu - Church record: birth-name: Semisi Pomaama Liu
  • Legacy NFS Source: Semisi Pomaama Liu - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Semisi Pomaama Liu

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