Zakayo Kwendo AMERE

1897–1955 (Age 58)
Kenya

The Life of Zakayo Kwendo

When Zakayo Kwendo AMERE was born about 1897, in Kenya, his father, Amere MINYA, was 25 and his mother, Nyawino AMERE, was 23. He married Damary Kwendo OYANDO in 1917, in Kima, Rift Valley, Kenya. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 July 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Zakayo Kwendo AMERE
1897–1955
Damary Kwendo OYANDO
1899–1996
Marriage: 1917
Rhoda Effely Nyawino
1919–1994
Edward Erick Khasakhala
1926–2000
Nashon Ndale AMERE
1928–2017
Buliro Joshua Siloba
1932–1992
Ruth Agneta Nyairo
1935–2017
Betty Onyona Kwendo
1937–2015
Alice Amere
1939–1997

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1917
Kima, Rift Valley, Kenya
children

(7)

  • Female1919–1994Female

  • Male1926–2000Male

  • Nashon Ndale AMERE

    Male1928–2017Male

  • Buliro Joshua Siloba

    Male1932–1992Male

  • Ruth Agneta Nyairo

    Female1935–2017Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Amere MINYA

    Male1872–Male

  • Nyawino AMERE

    Female1874–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1944

Age 47

State of emergency declared. A organization for African independence is formed and called the Kenyan African Union (KAU).
1947

Age 50

Jomo Kenyatta becomes KAU leader.

Name Meaning

French: possibly from la mère ‘the mother’.

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

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