Nemaia Te'O

about 1853–
Vaijee`itai, Samoa

The Life of Nemaia

When Nemaia Te'O was born about 1853, in Vaijee`itai, Samoa, his father, Galu Fuimaono, was 23 and his mother, Tufaiga Te'o, was 17. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Noema Malama. He died in Upolu, Samoa, and was buried in Apia, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa.

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Family Time Line

Nemaia Te'O
1853–
Noema Malama
1872–1942
Foini NEMAIA TE'O
1841–1958
Simoe
1889–
Maraea Te'o
1884–
Nusipepa Te'o
1886–
Foini Nemaia Te'o
1887–1959
Apelu Vaelua Te'o
1887–
Taeimalo Teo Vaelua
1909–2002

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Galu Fuimaono

    Male1830–Male

    Tufaiga Te'o

    Female1836–Female

siblings

(2)

    Faavale Fuimaono

    Female1851–Female

    Male1853–Male

World Events (4)

1899

Age 46

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.
1914

Age 61

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).
1939

Age 86

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

Name Meaning

Chinese 张: variant of Zhang .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nemaia in entry for Apelu Teo Vaelua, "Samoa, Burials, 1895-1970"
  • Neemaia in entry for Foini, "Samoa, Burials, 1895-1970"

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