Lesila I Liutugaula

about 1822–
Upolu, Samoa

The Life of Lesila I

When Lesila I Liutugaula was born about 1822, in Upolu, Samoa, her father, Soolaupule Liutugaula, was 34 and her mother, Gafo Nonu Tautootoo Tuuu, was 30. She married Tuu'u Luafatasaga Fatuesi about 1849, in Upolu, Samoa. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in her hometown, and was buried in Samoa.

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Family Time Line

Tuu'u Luafatasaga Fatuesi
Lesila I Liutugaula
Marriage: about 1849
Tuuu Fatuese Tuuu
Luafatasaga Pusafua Tuuu
Fatuesi Tuuu Fata Tipoai
Lesila II Fatuesi
Saniie Fatuesi
Siniua Fatuesi
Tava'e Tu'uu

Spouse and Children

about 1849
Upolu, Samoa


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World Events (3)


Age 77

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 92

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 117

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lesila in entry for Tavae Tuuu, "Samoa Burials, 1895-1970"

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