Ernie Andrew Sio

Male1962–4 March 1971

Brief Life History of Ernie Andrew

When Ernie Andrew Sio was born in 1962, in Auckland, New Zealand, his father, Tafamamao Ernie Sio, was 21 and his mother, Alisa Faalavaau, was 22. He died on 4 March 1971, in his hometown, at the age of 9, and was buried in Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Tafamamao Ernie Sio
1941–2003
Alisa Faalavaau
1940–1971
Ernie Andrew Sio
1962–1971
Douglas Sio
1964–1971
Joseph Sio
1968–1971
Tafa Sio
1968–1990

Sources (2)

  • Newspaper clipping of tragic accident Thursday 4th March 1971
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ernie Andrew Sio - Individual or family possessions: burial: 9 March 1971; Waikumete, Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (2)

1965 · NAFTA with Australia

Age 3

The Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement is a free trade agreement between the two Countries. It has helped relieve four-fifths of the tariffs associated between them and helped open trade across the Tasman Sea. 

1971 · Warkworth Satellite Station

Age 9

New Zealand's main Satellite communications ground station was built 5km (about 3.1 miles) from the small town of Warkworth. It remained active until 2008, when it was dismantled because of access to smaller, more accurate means of communication.

Name Meaning

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 蕭 (or 肖), based on the Cantonese pronunciation, see Xiao .

Samoan: unexplained.

Italian (Sardinia): perhaps from a short form of the personal name Desio .

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

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