KUPANG

The Nisnoni Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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courtesy of D.P. Tick, "Pusaka"1918 - 1945 Raja Don Ote Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. 25th May 1880, third son of Don Bastian Isu Nisnoni, 9th Liurai of Sonbai Kecil, by his wife, Donna Johanna Taihutu. Succeeded his elder brother as 11th Liurai of Sonbai Kecil, 4th April 1911. Installed as Raja of Kupang, June 1918. Abdicated as Raja, in favour of his eldest son, 1945. Also served as temp. ruler of Fatu Leu 1930-1942. Rcvd: the Great Golden Gold Star for Loyalty and Merit (4.9.1946), and the Lesser Gold Medal for Loyalty and Merit (31.8.1935). m. Donna Esther (b. 5th June 1886; d. 23rd March 1970), née Koroh, daughter of Raja Rasi Koroh [Tobe Mnatu], Usif of Amarasi. He d. 1st September 1952, having had issue, two sons:
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courtesy of D.P. Tick, "Pusaka"1945 - [1992] Raja Don Obe Alfonsus Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. at Baun, Amarasi, 28th January 1907, eldest son of Raja Don Ote Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang, by his wife, Donna Esther, daughter of Raja Rasi Koroh [Tobe Mnatu], Usif of Amarasi, educ. Europese Lagere Sch., Openbare; MULO, Weltevreden, Java; and at STOVIA, Makassar. Assist. to the Governing Brd. at Kupang 1930-1931, at SoE 1931-1935, and for Kupang, Fatu Leu & Amfoang 1935-1942. Wakil-Raja of Fatu Leu 1935-1945. Installed as Raja of Kupang, after the abdication of his father, 1945. Re-elected after a dispute about his selection, by the Helong family, 1948. Wakil-Kepala Daerah of the Timor Island Fed. (Timor, Rote, Savu and Alor) 1948-1951, Senator East Indonesia Fed. 1949-1950. Deposed when the Timorese kingdoms were abolished by the Indonesian Republic in 1960. Head of the Church Community of Camplong, Presdt. Indonesian Canning & Freezing Co., etc. m. 26th June 1935, Donna Adeleida Bertje Amalo-Djawa (b. 28th March 1912; d. 9th January 1991), adopted daughter of Raja Don Semuel Thomas Djawa, Raja of Sawu and DoaE of Seba, and fifth child of Raja Don Johannes Jeremias Amalo, Manek of Termanu, by his wife, Donna Elisabeth, née Manubulu, of Korbafo, in Rote. He d. 14th November 1992, having had issue, four sons and two daughters:
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courtesy of D.P. Tick, "Pusaka"[1992] Raja Don Leopold Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang. b. 20th March 1936, eldest son of Raja Don Obe Alfonsus Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang, by his wife, Donna Adeleida Bertje Amalo-Djawa, adopted daughter of Raja Don Semuel Thomas Djawa, Raja of Sawu and DoaE of Seba, educ. HBS, Groningen, Christelijke Lyceum, Bandung, Kupang High Sch., and Accountancy Acad., Kupang (BBA). Entered Dutch Post and served in the Hague. Accountant with Indonesian Canning & Freezing Co. 1958-1961, Chief of Admin. Nusa Tenggara Timur Cattle Cooperative 1961-1962, entered Nusa Tenggara Timur provincial administration 1963, Head of Cattle Husbandry Dept. 1963-1964, Dir. Logistics & Local Transport for Kupang City 1964-1967, Mng-Dir. Kupang Printing Co. 1968-1990. Consultant to Kupang Printing Co., Radar Newspapers, and other companies. Succeeded on the death of his father, as Head of the Royal House of Kupang, 14th November 1992 (officially recognised, January 1993). Vice-Chancellor of the Dewan Usif Timor (Cncl. of Timorese Rajas). Deputy Sec. Indonesia Muda (a charitable institution). m. 1963, Ratu Donna Fredrika Margaretha, née Lino. He has issue, and three daughters:
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