Timoteo Peseta Lavea

20 April 1878–
Safotu, Gaga'emauga, Savai'i, Samoa

The Life of Timoteo Peseta

When Timoteo Peseta Lavea was born on 20 April 1878, in Safotu, Gaga'emauga, Savai'i, Samoa, his father, Ulaivi Lavea, was 26 and his mother, Tau Fanua, was 22. He married Siafega Letoasamoa Lealaiauloto in 1890, in Safotu, Gaga'emauga, Savai'i, Samoa. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died in his hometown, and was buried in Safotu, Gaga'emauga, Savai'i, Samoa.

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Family Time Line

Timoteo Peseta Lavea
1878–
Siafega Letoasamoa Lealaiauloto
1882–
Marriage: 1890
Meavali Timoteo Lavea
1769–
Faletui Lavea
1876–1918
Siafega Lavea
1903–
Meavali Loto Samoa
1905–1943
Ta'e Lavea
1915–1945
Pusi Lavea
1878–
Spencer Pusi Lavea
1890–
Elisapeta Lavea
1900–1967
Fa'aea Lavea
1902–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1890
Safotu, Gaga'emauga, Savai'i, Samoa
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Ulaivi Lavea

    Male1852–Male

    Tau Fanua

    Female1856–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1878–Male

    Vaiuta Lavea

    Male1890–Male

    Muliolo Lavea

    Female1892–Female

    Kepa Lavea

    Male1895–Male

World Events (5)

1899

Age 21

Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
1914

Age 36

New Zealand occupies Western Samoa during World War I and continues to administer it after the war by virtue of a League of Nations mandate (and a United Nations mandate after World War II).
1939

Age 61

U.S. troops stationed in Western Samoa during World War II, but no battles are fought on the islands.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Irish (Westmeath): probably a local variant of Leavy ( see Dunleavy ).

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

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