'Asinate Meliame Mapa

26 February 1906–23 February 2003 (Age 96)
Nukunuku, Tongatapu, Tonga

The Life of Asinate Meliame

When 'Asinate Meliame Mapa was born on 26 February 1906, in Nukunuku, Tongatapu, Tonga, her father, Nehumi Mapa, was 37 and her mother, 'Amelia Fanongo, was 33. She married Sione Manu Laiatea. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 February 2003, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Sione Manu Laiatea
1910–1985
'Asinate Meliame Mapa
1906–2003
Marriage:
Pauline 'Aunofo Manu
1927–2020
Sione Fakatene Manu
1929–1994
Sione 'Ofa Manu
1930–2006
Fisiipeau Manu
1937–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(4)

    Pauline 'Aunofo Manu

    Female1927–2020Female

    Male1929–1994Male

    Male1930–2006Male

    Fisiipeau Manu

    Female1937–2019Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1895–1970Male

    Male1897–1946Male

    Male1899–Male

    Asinate Fusi Mapa

    Female1900–1900Female

    Mele Utuangiangi

    Female1904–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 4

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1932

Age 26

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Makarius, from Greek Makarios ‘fortunate’, ‘blessed’.

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

Story Highlight

Memories of Grandma Meliame

Grandma Meliame had a special place in her heart for my dad, Semisi Lote Mapa, maybe because she loved her older brother Fine so much. I remember as a young girl going to Tatakamotonga (Mu'a) and spen …

Sources (3)

  • Meliame Mapa, "United States Index to Alien Case Files, 1940-2003"
  • Meliame Mapa, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Meliame Fine - Individual or family possessions: aka-name: 'ASINATE MELIAME MAPA

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