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Ivan John Vella (Vela)

Birthplace: Podgora, Splitsko-dalmatinska, Hrvatska
Death: Died in Auckland, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Auckland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Stipan Stipe (Petrov) Vela and Ivka Vela (Devčić)
Husband of Catherine Kate Vela/Vella (Marinović)
Father of Victoria (Vice) Radoikovich; Stipan Vela/Vella; Samuel Francis Vella; John Stanley Vella and Filomena/Nina Vella
Brother of Joze Vela; Ruže Kržanić; Miroslav Petar Vela and Vice Marinović (Vela)

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John Vela/Vella's Timeline

June 23, 1863
Podgora, Splitsko-dalmatinska, Hrvatska
September 25, 1893
Age 30
Podgora, Splitsko-dalmatinska, Hrvatska

This marriage was a Zamljena. Two brothers married two sisters on the same day. Hopefully, somebody will explain the benefits or consequences with inheritance or binding of families. The two women swopped houses. Kate went to NZ.

July 28, 1894
Age 31
Podgora, Croatia
October 12, 1895
Age 32
Podgora, Croatia
July 4, 1899
Age 36
Wellington, New Zealand
November 1, 1901
Age 38
Otaki, New Zealand
October 11, 1905
Age 42
Wellington, New Zealand
December 31, 1933
Age 70
Auckland Oratia, New Zealand

Kolendanje - described in Smiljana Sunde article "podgorski Kolendaci" published in Makarsko Primorje 8, 2006.

July 20, 1935
Age 72
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand