Tevita Tafangafanga Lasike

1866–1923 (Age 57)
Hofoa, Tongatapu, Tonga

The Life of Tevita Tafangafanga

When Tevita Tafangafanga Lasike was born on 17 March 1866, in Hofoa, Tongatapu, Tonga, his father, Pita Tafangafanga Lasike, was 32 and his mother, Akosita Liukipau Tovehi, was 30. He married Meleseini Latu about 1906, in Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 August 1923, in Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, at the age of 57, and was buried in Lau, Fiji.

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Family Time Line

Tevita Tafangafanga Lasike
Meleseini Latu
Marriage: about 1906
'Amelia Lu'isa Lasike
Mr Lasike Paula
Sosaia Taufa

Spouse & Children

about 1906
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga


Parents & Siblings



  • Tevita Moala Lasike


  • Female1856–1935Female

  • Female1858–1916Female

  • Lu'isa Moala Lasike


  • Pita Tafangafanga Lasike Jr


+4 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 2

Cakobau sells Suva, the current capital of Fiji, to an Australian company.

Age 5

European settlers at Levuka island organize a national government and name Cakobau king of Fiji following local disorder.

Age 16

The capitol was moved from Levuka to Suva.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name of Slavic origin, from Slavic laz ‘uncultivated land or clearing’, or a habitational name from a place so named in eastern Germany.2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Laska .

Possible Related Names

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

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