Opetaia Gagai Allen

19 December 1939–4 September 2005 (Age 65)
Matatufu, Atua, Upolu, Samoa

The Life of Opetaia

When Opetaia Gagai Allen was born on 19 December 1939, in Matatufu, Atua, Upolu, Samoa, his father, Nai Fereti Allen, was 26 and his mother, Saifunae Loli Tomui Timaloa, was 20. He died on 4 September 2005, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 65, and was buried in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

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Nai Fereti Allen
Saifunae Loli Tomui Timaloa
Opetaia Gagai Allen
Pio Nai
Mio Telu
Fatolu Nai Fereti Allen

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World Events (8)

1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 4

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Age 8

New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.
1957 · Scott Base

Age 18

The New Zealand Antarctic research facility at Pram Point was given the name Scott Base in honor of Captain Robert Falcon Scott. It was set up to support field research and has become a center of research into earth sciences. 

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gahan or Geoghegan .

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

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