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
1889–1965
Kasanita Liku
1914–1980
Joe Makaunia
1934–2002
Liai Viliame Teahana
1937–

Spouse & Children

children

(2)

  • Male1934–2002Male

  • Liai Viliame Teahana

    Male1937–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Peni Teahana

    Male1870–1905Male

  • Ema Holakeni Teahana

    Female1875–1910Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (5)

1899

Age 10

Germany cedes the northern Solomon islands to the United Kingdom, which had declared a protectorate over the southern Solomon islands in 1893.
1914

Age 25

Fijians served as allies to France in World War I.
1942

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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