Sione Faiva Funaki

about 1893–about 1930 (Age 37)
Vava'u, Tonga

The Life of Sione Faiva

When Sione Faiva Funaki was born about 1893, in Vava'u, Tonga, his father, Kelepi Funaki, was 26 and his mother, Mele Taufa Afu, was -5. He married Salote Nanasi Asaeli about 1921, in Vava'u, Tonga. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1930, in Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, at the age of 37, and was buried in Taoa Vavau, Tonga.

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Sione Faiva Funaki
Salote Nanasi Asaeli
Marriage: about 1921
Litea 'Ofa ki 'Ulukivai Funaki
Tupou'ata Funaki
Siuani Vaofisi Funaki

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about 1921
Vava'u, Tonga


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Name Meaning

Italian (Sicilian): habitational name from Funari, a district of Messina.

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

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