Toso Alofipo

5 August 1889–18 November 1979 (Age 90)
Saleaula, Samoa

The Life of Toso

When Toso Alofipo was born on 5 August 1889, in Saleaula, Samoa, his father, Vaelua Laa Tufuga, was 24 and his mother, Nofo Semau, was 40. He married Usuia Tailele on 1 January 1927, in Mapusaga, Tualauta, Western, American Samoa. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 November 1979, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Laie, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

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Family Time Line

Toso Alofipo
Usuia Tailele
Marriage: 1 January 1927
Malaeimi Alofipo
Siosefa Kalisi Alofipo
Samuelu Alofipo
Sa'olotoga Toso Alofipo
Mae Alofipo
Polili Alofipo

Spouse and Children


    Usuia Tailele


1 January 1927
Mapusaga, Tualauta, Western, American Samoa


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 10

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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Story Highlight

Toso Alofipo

I did not see my great grandfather

Sources (3)

  • Toso Tufuga Alofipo, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Toso in entry for Samuelu, "American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1930"
  • Tufuga Alofipo in entry for Malaeimi T Alofipo, "American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1930"

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