Sioeli Lauaki Pani

Brief Life History of Sioeli Lauaki

When Sioeli Lauaki Pani was born on 18 December 1926, in Ha`avakatolo, Tongatapu, Tonga, his father, Mosese Po'oi Pani, was 39 and his mother, Manu’akeitave Ahomee, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ana Finau Cocker. He died on 22 November 2012, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Sioeli Lauaki Pani
Ana Finau Cocker
Makeleta Toafa Pani
Sione Toutoupauu Pani

Sources (2)

  • Sioeli Lauaki Pani, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sioeli Lauaki Pani, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

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. 

1950 · The Wool Boom

The Wool Boom was one of the greatest economic booms in the history of New Zealand. It was brought about by the need of wool from the United States during the Korean War. After the boom, the export price of wool has declined by 40% and the population of sheep on the Islands has continued to rise. 

Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Pane or possibly, in some cases, a variant of Panni (see Panno ).

Indian (Odisha): Brahmin name, from Sanskrit, meaning ‘hand’, probably referring to certain rituals performed by bearers of this name in temples.

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

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