ETHIOPIA

Tigray

The House of Agame

GENEALOGY

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King Margedir "of Rome"
m.
Elleni, sister of King Solomon
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Enderayas
m.
Woizero Belqaden, d/o Qas Burko of Sera'e
I
Hebay
I
Ayfareh
I
Amida
I
Warada
I
Mehrat
I
Sume
I
Subayo
I
Yatki
I
Galeba
I
Afraha I
I
Sefare I
I
Afraha II
I
Raskum
I
Asobala
I
Sebagadis I
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Moqeho
I
Razahom
I
Sebagadis II
I
Sefare II
I
Afraha II
I
Enda Sebhat
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Shum Agame Wolde Leu'l [Woldu]
(with whom we treat)

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Shum Agame Wolde Leu'l [Woldu*]. b. on the shores of the Red Sea, son of Shum Agame Enda Sebhat, educ. privately. Appointed as Shum Agame by his patron, Ras Wolde Selassie, before 1802. m. Woizero Sabana Giyorgis. He d. 1815, having had issue, six sons:
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1818 - 1831 Dejazmatch Sebagadis [Abba Garrebar], Prince (Mesfin) of Tigray. b. 1770, son of Shum Agame Wolde Leu'l [Woldu], by his wife, Woizero Sabana Giyorgis. Baptised as Za-Manfas Qedus. Succeeded his father as Shum Agame, 1815. Became ruler of Tigray, Semien, and the entire costal plains of Eritrea, 1818. Defeated by Ras Dori at the Battle of May Islami, near the Takkaze, in Sere, 15th February 1831. m. (first) (div. three years later) Woizero Desta, daughter of Nebura'id Aram, by his wife, Woizero Alassa, daughter of Dejazmatch Debbab Kefla Iyasus. m. (second) before 26th October 1817 (div.), the widow of his elder brother, Fitawrari Gabre Gura, by whom he had a son. m. (third) Woizero Yewubdar (m. second, after 1832, Ras Haile Mariam, and had further issue), younger daughter of H.E. Dejazmatch Haile Mariam Gabre, Governor of Semien, by his second wife, Woizero Hirut, daughter of Ras Gugsa Marso. He was k. (speared) in custody, at Sere, 16th February 1831 (bur. Dabra Abay), having had issue:
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TIGRAY 6 TIGRAY 7 BEGAMEDER GOJJAM
HARRAR SHOA SOLOMON TEWODROS
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