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Sri Lankan Sinhalese Family Genealogy

GAJAMAN NONA - Family #3066

Family of Gajaman Nona

Gajaman Nonage Dedithara Soka Maalaya by Dr. Bandusena Gunasekera, published by S Godage and Sons Colombo 10, 1977

 

Veerthamulla Gamage Don Fransiscu Senaratne Kumarapperumal (1737-3/12/1801) who was born in 1737 in Kahawatte in the Giruwe Pattu and was the clerk to Don Simon Wijewardene Ranasinghe Tennekoon who introduced him (Don Fransiscu) to the Dutch Governor in Colombo. This information is contained in the Kahawatte Tombu.

 

He was baptized in the Kollupitiya Milagiriya Church on 1758-2-5 aged 20. He married a Fransina Jasenthu Greru who was the daughter of the Schoolmaster at Milagiriya. She was a teacher.

They had 3 children

1)       Dona Cornelia/Gajaman Nona b.1758 bapt.30/7/1959 in Milagiriya (?)

2)       Don Luis Senaratne Perumal Wijerama Kumarasinghe

3)       Dona Arnolia Perumal who married Don Siemon Guneratne Abeysinghe and had 2 daughters- Dona Fransina and Dona Katrina

 

Dona Cornelia married a 1) Talpe Merenchige , a Lascoryn who later became Gardiye Arachchi who died circa 1782.

They had 1 son- Juan Alvis

She then married 2) Don Gabriel Siriwardene Vijaya Vimalasekera (who was a Muhandiram) and had 3 children. Don Gabriel died soon after and Gajaman Nona struggled to make ends meet. She died in poverty on 15/12/1814.

 
1       Veerthamulla Gamage Don Fransiscu Senaratne Kumarapperumal b:1737 in Kahawatte in the Giruwe Pattu, bp:5-Feb-1758 + Fransina Jasenthu Greru
 

2 Dona Cornelia/Gajaman Nona b.1758 bp:30-Jul-1959 in Milagiriya (?), d:15-Dec-1814 + Talpe Merenchige , a Lascoryn who later became Gardiye Arachchi who died circa 1782.

3 Juan Alvis
 
2 2nd Spouse of Dona Cornelia/Gajaman Nona: Muhandiram Don Gabriel Siriwardene Vijaya Vimalasekera
3 Name Not Known
3 Name Not Known
3 Name Not Known
 
2 Don Luis Senaratne Perumal Wijerama Kumarasinghe
 
2 Dona Arnolia Perumal + Don Siemon Guneratne Abeysinghe 
3 Dona Fransina Abeysinghe
3 Dona Katrina Abeysinghe