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Death of a Chiefess.—Jane Loeau, a descendant in the female line of the ancient chiefs of Kauai, and a reputed granddaughter of Kamehameha I., died suddenly in this city on Wednesday last. She was 45 years of age, and was in childhood an inmate of the Chief’s school under the charge of Mr. and Mrs. Cooke, at the same time with Kamehameha IVth and Vth and His present Majesty.
(Pacific Commercial Advertiser, 8/2/1873, p. 3)
The Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XVIII, Number 5, Page 3. August 2, 1873.
Passed On.—On the morning of the 30th of July, Jane Loeau left this life, and her spirit returned to He who made it. Loeau reached the age of 45; she is of an alii family of Kauai, and it is said that she was a grandchild of Kamehameha I.
(Ka Lau Oliva, 8/1/1873, p. 2)
Ka Lau Oliva, Buke III, Helu 8, Aoao 2. Augate 1, 1873.