Leaga Asi Filiva'a

Femaleabout 1850–

Brief Life History of Leaga

Leaga Asi Filiva'a was born about 1850, in Vaiala, Samoa. She had at least 3 sons with Samuela Lomu. She died in Tofoa, Tongatapu, Tonga.

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Samuela Lomu
Leaga Asi Filiva'a
Mosese Felemi
Filivaa Lomu
Sione Vai'uta

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    Children (3)

    World Events (4)


    Age 49

    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.


    Age 64

    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).


    Age 89

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Japanese Kiyoshi, Shota, Toshiya, Yoko.

    Japanese: found mostly in western Japan, where it is phonetically written 安芸, the name of the former province of Aki (now part of Hiroshima prefecture). In the Ryūkyū Islands the name is written 秋, meaning ‘autumn’. Some instances in America could be the result of shortening other Japanese names beginning with Aki-, for example Akiyama .

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

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