Tavae Lamositele

about 1877–
Falealupo, Samoa

The Life of Tavae

Tavae Lamositele was born about 1877, in Falealupo, Samoa. She married Siamani Feo in 1898.

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Family Time Line

Livi Ianuari Poulava Sauloa
Tavae Lamositele
Samuelu Livi Poulava
Feo Kamisi Poulava

Spouse and Children

    Livi Ianuari Poulava Sauloa





World Events (4)


Age 22

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 37

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 62

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

Name Meaning

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Story Highlight

Told by father

Tavae is my fathers paternal grandmother. My father tells me that her father is from Falealupo village in Samoa. She had my grandfather Kamisi and his brother Samu to a gentlemen by the name of Livi w …

Sources (2)

  • Tavae in entry for Siamani F, "Samoa Burials, 1895-1970"
  • Tavae in entry for Siamani F, "Samoa Burials, 1895-1970"

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