Sereana Rusa Teahana

1924–1968 (Age 44)
Nasinu, Central, Fiji

The Life of Sereana Rusa

When Sereana Rusa Teahana was born on 12 January 1924, in Nasinu, Central, Fiji, her father, Pita Teahana, was 39 and her mother, Mere Dugulala Avanua, was 20. She died on 31 August 1968, at the age of 44.

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Sereana Rusa Teahana
Moffat Wahigita

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1885–1956Male

  • Mere Dugulala Avanua




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World Events (3)


Age 19

WWII. Fiji was occupied by Allied forces. Fijiians served in the army in the Solomons and a Bougainville. They terrified the Japanese. Indian emigrants did not serve in the army.

Age 39

Women and Fijians enfranchised. predominantly Fijian Alliance Party (AP) set up.

Age 44

University of the South Pacific established. University of the South Pacific established.

Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Téacháin ‘descendant of Téachán’, a personal name probably derived from teitheachán ‘fugitive’.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Sereana Rusa Teahana - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sereana Rusa Teahana

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