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Sri Lanka Sinhala Family Genealogy

Mampitiya Abeyratne – Family #3189

1  Abeyratne name from Mampitiya Galle is 5-6 generations old. Mampitiya Bandara Nilame  of Kandy ‘fled upcountry to escape from the foreigners and settled down in Galle and the village he settled down was named Mampitiya (still in existence with original house now a church – Mampitiya Walauwa). He is supposed to have married an Abeyratne Girl from Madampe Walauwa and gave the son, wife’s surname to protect from the foreigners’ (as per Errol Christopher Abeyratne)  [He gave his son the name De Silva and Baptized him to protect him; Abeyratne name came from his wife]. 

    2  Fredrick De Silva Abeyratne (Anglican) - Surveyor + Elizar Gunawardene (Galle WalauwaKurunegala  Family #3103)         

        3 Jonathan De Silva Abeyratne – Lawyer unmarried

        3 Agnes De Silva Abeyratne + V. L. Abeygunawardena    

               4Mudaliyar Victor L. Dias Abeygunawardena + Margret

                   5 Trixie (living 90+)

                   5 Carmen (living 90) + Senaratne

                   5 Gurney + Nalini Samarasinghe

                   5 Volney + Evone De Mel

         3 Cyrus De Silva  Abeyratne Notary +   Soma Batuwantudawa

                4 Ranee Abeyratne + Arti Seneviratne (1st cousin)

        3 Baptist De Silva Abeyratne + Herath  lived at Campbell place Borella --no children adopted the niece (mother of former minister SB Herath)

        3 Edith De Silva Abeyratne + George Seneviratne  11 children.

               4 Arti SeneviratneRanee Abeywardena (1st cousin)

                   5 Kantha Seneviratne

                  5 Soma Seneviratne

                  5 Premila Seneviratne

              4  Swinton Seneviratne + Marie

                  5 Mohan

                 5 Ranjini

              4 Shanton Seneviratne + Iris Wijegoonawardena

                  5 Shirani Seneviratne + Ranjith Obeysekera

              4 Joy (CJ) Seneviratne Lawyer Galle + Asoka Situge

                  5 Seedevi

                  5 Karl

                  5 Chamal

             4 Hubert Seneviratne + Marie Perera

                 5 Hiran

                5 Niranka

            4 Violet + Eric Perera

            4 Ashley + Rowena Perera

                5 Christopher

               5 Sriyani (Canada)

            4 Eileen + Lesley Wijegoonawardena

               5 Malini + Anton Ratnayake

            4 Olga

            4 Mount

            4 Lyniie

 

       3  Anjala De Silva Abeyratne + Alaric Abeywardena See Family #3025   

           4  F.A. (Rick) Abeywardena Crown Advocate, Galle  +  Dulcie Jayewardene 1913-1986 Family #3002

               5  Asitha Abeywardena

               5  Bertram de Alwis

           4  Elma Abeywardena + CC Dissanayake, Police DIG - (called Jungle) 3 daughters and one son (TDSA)

               5  Camini Dissanayake + Tissa Karunanayake

               5  Ravi Karunanayake, current parliamentarian

               5  Indrani Dissanayake

               5  Rani Dissanayake + Sam

               5  Al Dissanayake (TDSA) + Maline Dasanayake

           4  Esmie Abeywardena + Simon Satarasinghe

               5  Esmond Satarasinghe

               5  Miriam Satarasinghe

          4  Mearl Abeywardena +  Sathkunam   Australia

          4  Stanley Abeywardena +

               5  Pamela + Dr. Edgar Weerakkody

          4  Neville Abeywardena + Girlie Wickramasinghe

          4  Quintase Abeywardena + June Kenneman

          4  Ivor Abeywardena

          4  Stella Abeywardena

 

     3  Arthur Fredrick De Silva Abeyratne – Anglican (Chief Clerk Galle MC)  (1st marriage)  +  Letisia Amarasekera of Kalutara

         4  Pearl Kalpage + Noel Kalpage – both deceased

             5  Chrysanthi

             5  Mahesh

        4 Cynthia -95 years still living Jan 2012

        4 Clarice Tissera 93 years still living Jan2012 + Emil Tissera (deceased)

            (2nd marriage)   + Elizabeth De Alwis Samarasinghe- Buddhist (d/o of Charles De Alwis Samarasinghe See Family #3176)  her second marriage 1940 –One son [Her first marriage was to Franklin Paranavitana from Galle, They had one daughter (Dorothy married to Harold Perera and their daughter Damayanthi married to Eric Seneviratne---in New Zealand ) See family # 3176

      4 Arthur Fredrick De Silva Mampitiya Abeyratne (Anglican) + Mercy Gunawardene (Buddhist)  - Studied at CMS Ladies        

            5  Errol Christopher Mampitiya De Silva Abeyratne 1960 / Banker + Gihanthi (De Silva Samarasinghe SiriwardenaSoldara Walauwa Kalutara/ Wickramanayake Galle Family #  3141)

                  6 Ooshanna

                  6 Tehanna 

            5  Dr. Fredrick Arthur Mampitiya De Silva Abeyratne 1950/ UNDP Economist  (Buddhist?) + Crishanthi Kalpage

                  6   Anushka (Brisbane)

                  6  Shenuka

            5  Mangalika + Tilak Gamage

            5  Siromi + Srinath Gunawardene

            5 Chirtrani + Chandrasinghe

                  6  Thanuja

                  6  Dr. Pramodh

           5  Buddhini + Sarath de Silva

                  6  Dr. Erandi

                  6  Udaka (Engineer)

          

  

This is the old house in Mampitiya Galle. Currently AOG Akmeemana church is functioning in the premises. It is 3 miles down Wackwella rd.

 


The bride groom in this photograph is Arthur Fredrick De Silva Abeyratne and Elizabeth De Alwis Samarasinghe (second marriage). Wedding held in 1920.