Pitirihna Pelep

28 May 1920–19 January 2002 (Age 81)
Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia

The Life of Pitirihna

When Pitirihna Pelep was born on 28 May 1920, in Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia, her father, Peltin Pelep, was 17 and her mother, Mersihna Eldridge, was 16. She married Ioakim Semes about 1973, in Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 January 2002, in Net, Pohnpei, Micronesia, at the age of 81, and was buried in Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia.

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Family Time Line

Ioakim Semes
Pitirihna Pelep
Marriage: about 1973
Johnny Pelep

Spouse and Children

about 1973
Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia


Parents and Siblings

    Peltin Pelep


    Mersihna Eldridge




World Events (3)


Age 19

Micronesia becomes major battleground during World War II.

Age 59

Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap ratify constitution setting up the Federated States of Micronesia.

Age 71

Micronesia joins the UN.

Name Meaning

Slavic: unexplained.

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

Sources (1)

  • Pitirihna Semes, "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Civil Registration, 1948-2009"

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