Jone Ruamaiya Teahana

1889–1965 (Age 76)
Maramasike, Solomon Islands

The Life of Jone Ruamaiya

When Jone Ruamaiya Teahana was born about 1889, in Maramasike, Solomon Islands, his father, Peni Teahana, was 19 and his mother, Ema Holakeni Teahana, was 14. He had at least 2 sons with Kasanita Liku. He died about December 1965, in Wailoku, Central, Fiji, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jone Ruamaiya Teahana
Kasanita Liku
Joe Makaunia
Liai Viliame Teahana

Spouse & Children



  • Male1934–2002Male

  • Liai Viliame Teahana


Parents & Siblings

  • Peni Teahana


  • Ema Holakeni Teahana




World Events (5)


Age 10

Germany cedes the northern Solomon islands to the United Kingdom, which had declared a protectorate over the southern Solomon islands in 1893.

Age 25

Fijians served as allies to France in World War I.

Age 53

During World War II the islands are occupied by Japan. There is very heavy fighting, especially on and around Guadalcanal. The Japanese are forced from the islands by the Allies in 1945, and British rule is restored.

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.

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Jone Ruamaiya Teahana - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jone Ruamaiya Teahana

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