Clarice B. Taylor’s
Tales about Hawaii
Well I did it. I fell into the common error of confusing the Beckley names.
In the July 5 installment of the story on the Beckley family, I said “Emma Nakuina was the mother of Fred Kahea Beckley.” By making the error, I learned something new.
The Beckley names are confusing because the names are repeated in each generation and sometimes among cousins.
Confusion is compounded by altering the sequence of the name. For instance Captain George Beckley and Ahia named their eldest son Frederick William Malulani Beckley. Continue reading