TONGA

The Tu'i Kanokupolu

GENEALOGY

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1812 - 1820 H.H. Tupouto'a, 17th Tu'i Konokupolo, eldest son of H.H. Talai Tupou, 14th Tu'i Konokupolo, by his first wife, 'Ulukilupetea, Tu'i Ha'apai. Appointed as Heir Apparent by his uncle, shortly before his death. Appointed as Tu'i Ha'apai by Finau 1799. Succeeded on the death of his uncle (despite his mother's low rank), 1812. Installed at the Pangai Green, Kolovai, Hihifo, 1813. Took control of Vava'u, from Paunga of the Tu'i Tonga line, 1813. Established his capital at Lifuka. m. (first) Taufa Ho'amofaleono (m. second, Liufau, Tu'i Ha'angana Ngata. m. third, Moimoi'angaha), daughter of Malu'otaufa, 4th Ma'afu-'o-Tukui'aulahi, of Vaini. m. (second) Tupou 'Ahome'e, daughter of H.H. Tupou Lahisi', 10th Tu'i Konokupolo, by his wife, Princess Fatafehi Latufuipeka, 5th Tamaha, eldest daughter of Latunipulu'i-teafua, 2nd Tu'i Lakepa, by his wife, Princess Fatafehi Nanasipau'u, 8th Tu'i Tonga Fefine, eldest daughter of Fatafehi Tu'ipulatu II, 35th Tu'i Tonga. m. (third) at Hihifo, 1812, Pule-i-Lanite (m. second, Liufau Tu'iha'angana), daughter of Takai, matapule, the great one-eyed war chief of Pea. He d. at Ha'apai, 1820 (bur. Mala'e Lahi, 'Uiha), having had issue, two sons and one daughter:
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1820 - 1826 Interregnum.
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1826 - 1845 H.H. Siosaia ‘Aleamotu’a Tupou [Tupou-i-Faletuipapai], 18th Tu’i Konokupolo, fifth son of H.H. Mumui’i Topou’ila Mapatongiamanu, 13th Tu’i Konokupolo, by his fifth wife, Kaufusi’i, daughter of Fielakepa. Installed at the Pangai Green, Kolovai, Hihifo, as Tu’i Konokupolo, 7th December 1826. Converted to Christianity and baptised with the name of Joshua (Siosaia), together with his three sons and two daughters in the presence of a congregation of six hundred at the chapel at Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, 10th January 1830. m. at Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, January 1830 (Christian rite), Mele Moala, who had converted to Christianity and baptised with the name of Mary (Mele) 29th March 1829, daughter of Soakai, matapule of Felemea, Ha’apai, by his wife, Fefine, daughter of Sefanaia, Malupo. He d. at Nuku’alofa (having named Sia’osi Taufa’ahau’ as his successor on his deathbed), 14th November 1845 (bur. Fale Tuipapai), having had issue, eight sons and four daughters:
Siosaia ‘Aleamotu’a Tupou also had issue a son and two daughters by Moe’ia-i-Pangai (m. second, Kalisitiane Fifitakovi Tutoe), whom he had married by by traditional rite before Moala, and repudiated several months before his conversion to Christianity, sister of Setaleki [Shadrach] Ve’ehala, of Masilamea:
  • 9) Taniela Ta’i ‘Aleamotu’a. b. 1820. m. (first) Kalisitana. m. (second) Susi Mo‘unga. He had issue:
    • a) Ta’italanoa ‘Aleamotu’a (s/o Susi).
    • a) Veatoka ‘Aleamotu’a (d/o Susi).
  • 5) Simaima Hingano ‘Aleamotu’a. b. before February 1812. Fled to Lakepa, Fiji, in 1837. m. at Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu, 1828, Tupou Toutai, son of Finau Tupouni‘Ua, Governor of Vava’u, by his wife, Papa, daughter of H.H. Mumui’i Topou’ila Mapatongiamanu, 13th Tu’i Konokupolo. She d. after 1887.
  • 6) Eseta ‘Aleamotu’a. b. before 1826. m. 1849, ‘Aisea. She had issue, a daughter.
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