Sri Lanka Tamil Family Genealogy

 

NARABALASINGA MUDALI - Family #5030

 

1  Narabalasinga Mudali (b Approx :1700)

    2  Subramaniam Kanapathipillai (b approx 1730) from Karaikal in South India came to Ceylon, looking for employment during the Dutch period.He was appointed Customs collector to Pt.Pedro. He was known as Rasaldor Kanapathipillai .. (Puloly) He built the Sivan  temple in Pt. Pedro.in 1782.(see article below)

(Karaikal is a major port town in the east coast of South India,Puducherry India.)

(Another theory is according to the Golden book of India, during the Tamil Kingdom of Ceylon (1215-1624)when Indian kings were ruling ,there were 7 prominent famiies in Jaffna.And this family existed and is one of the 7 families.)

       Rasaldor Kanapathipillai (Illankanarayana Mudaliyar)(Reswadore)+ daughter of Irasakarier of Narasinghatheva family.(They had 2 daughters.)

        3  Daughter

        3  Daughter of Kanapathipillai (b approx 1760)+ Velauther Armugam (Armugam Chettiar)(Relative from Myliddy)  (They had 3  daughters and 2 sons.)

            4  Siwanthan (Viswanathan) Chettiar

            4  Son

            4  daughter +Thanikasalam b approx 1800

               5  Namasivayam

                 6  Savundaram + Velmurugu Aiyathurai b1880

                   7 Khaki

                 6  HW Namasivayam

            4  daughter +Sockander Arunachalam from Chulipuram b approx 1800

               5  Veeravagu  (changed religion and became Samuel Alfred Veeravagu Crowther.)

He converted to Catholic and married a catholic lady Emily Crowther.

Crowther's originally from Point Pedro.But later settled in Batticaloa,where they owned coconut estates.

               5 Samuel Alfred Veeravagu Crowther (1862-1929)born in batticaloa+ Emily Thangam Crowther 1866-1932

                   6  Samuel James Kirubaratnam Crowther b 12/2/ 1888-d1971 Former Ceylon Daily News Editor.(1919-1931).Asst editor Times of Ceylon (1933-1946) Educated at Anglican missionary school Batticaloa and St Thomas's College Mutwal.Graduated from Oxford University.+Miss Bandaranaike ?

                   6  Israel Theodore Sathiarethnam  Crowther (Planter) had 6 children +Grace Christine Dora Bloomfield 1896-2000

                     7 Mary Crowther Pereira 1918-2001

                     7 Francis Xavier Crowther 1920-1995

                     7 Gregory Crowther 1921-1980

                     7 Daphne Crowther 1916-2010 had 2 children

                  6  Rev Alfred Emanuel Areseratnam  Crowther born in Uppadai Batticaloa  b4/6/1897-d1990 at 93 years.  St Thomas's College Mutwal, Cricket Captain STC1915 (Result draw) ,cricket captain STC 1916 (Result Royal win). Later he was the Rector of  St Michael's College Batticaloa.(1937-1957).

              5    Sivanadian (Converted to catholic and married a catholic lady. Sivanadian took the name,  Jonathan Sivanadian Crowther.He became a Crown proctor in Trincomalee in mid 1800's.His children are Mary Crowther and Emily Crowther.

                  6 Mary Crowther

                  6 Emily Crowther

(It is said that relatives in Pt Pedro, had asked the relatives who changed the religion to move out,hence they moved to Trincomalee and later Batticaloa.)

             4  Mrs Arunachalam Rasolder Kanapathipillai (b approx 1790)

             4  Thanikasalam Rasoldor Kanapathipillai (b approx 1790)+ Muthuthamby Viswanathan(Viswanathapillai Velmurugu) (Relative from Myliddy, had 1 son and 2 daughters)(Viswanathapillai was the manager of Sivam temple point Pedro)(Viswanathapillai Velmurugu is a son of Thasildhar Kanapathipillai Velmurugu,brother of Mrs Arunachalam Rasalder Kanapathipillai)

                5 Ebenezer Crowther b1844 (CCS) (President Batticaloa North)(had 4 children)(He is a son of Viswanthapillai according to Golden book of india)

                5  Paravathiammal Chettiar Viswanathapillai(b approx 1820) + Ramasamy

                 6 Ramasamy (b approx 1850)

                   7 Dr RamasamyVisvalingam(Point Pedro) (b approx 1880)+Nagavalliammal

                    8 Jayaratnam Visvalingam Ramasamy d 2/5/2007 +Indrani

                      9 Katheeswary

                      9 Viswakumaran

                    8 Dr P.Thambapillai Visvalingam (Point Pedro)(b approx 1910)+ Kangavalli Thambipillai d2003

                      9 Thambapillai Visvalingam (Maharaja Org)

                      9 Dr Sivalingam Nadarajah

                      9 Tharmalingam (London)+Shantha Tharmalingam (M1987)

                       10 Thanushan Tharmalingam b1989

                       10 Tharshika Tharmalingam b1991+Brinthan Varathalingam (M2016)

                               11 Aria Varathalingam b2017

 

                                9  Panchalingam (Canada)

                                9  Vijayalakshmi

                           8  Visvalingam Velupillai

                           8  Visvalingam Velmurugu (b approx 1920)+Jeyalakshmi Velmurugu

                               9  Dr Paravathi (USA)

                               9  Senthuran

                          8  Kangavalli

                          8  Paravathy

                        7  Miss Ramasamy (b approx 1885)+Chelliaha

                           8  Kathirgamar Vadivale Chelliah (b approx 1920)-d 1997 +Pooransothy Chelliah (b1923)

                             9 Eeswari Chelliah  b 1951 + (M1976)Vyramuthu Sabanathan (Narathanai Kayts)

                               10 Dr Saraswathy Sabanathan ,b1978 + Dr James Whitehorn, b1978

                                   11 Theresa Ashreni Whitehorn b 2007

                                   11 Sophie Shivanjali Whitehorn b 2010

                                   11 Emily Nayani Whitehorn b2010

                               10 Dhana Lakshmi Sabanathan (lawyer),b1982 + Dr Pradeep Velauthan b1980 from Thinnaveli Jaffna.

                                   11 Rohan Sinnasaba Velauthan b2015

                                   11 Danan Velauthan b2017

 

                             9 Shanthi Chelliah  b1952

                             9 Yogeswaran Chelliah b1956

                             9 Thiagus Chelliah b1956

                             9 Cooma Chelliah b1957

 

                           8  Nagiaha 

                           8  Mangayarkarasi died in the 1970's +Sundaram Subramaniam(details of the 4 children ,are listed down below,else where in the family tree)

                             9 Vamadeva

                             9 Mahalakshmi

                             9 Sahadevan

                             9 Thiyagalingam

               5  Murugappan Visvanathapillai Chettiar b approx 1820 +Murugappa Chettiar

                 6  Thuyaiappah Chettiar + M Nagaratnam (first bed)M1

                   7  Thuraiappah Jayaratnam + Regina

                     8  Dr Albert Jayaratnam d 17/1/ 2010 (SL) +Ranji Emmanuel (d18/2/2014)SL

                        9  Sharadha Jayaratnam

                        9  Keshini Jayaratnam

                        9  Nirupa Jayaratnam

                        9  Tina Jayaratnam

                        9  Ramesh Jayaratnam

                        9  Tushara Jayaratnam

                        9  Tamara Jayaratnam

                     8  Dr Rabin Jayaratnam

                     8  Jayamani Emmanuel

                     8  Dr Ananda Jayaratnam

                     8  Mary Leoni Jeyasothi Benedict (d22/11/2018 in UK) + Anton Benedict

                        9  Cleophas Benedict

                        9  Maria Benedict

 

                   7  T Santhirasegeram (Proctor Batticaloa) 

           6 Thuriappa Chettiar +M2 Alagamma

                   7  Kamalam

                     8  Wiji

                     8  Anandha

                   7  Viswanathan

                     8  Gunam

                  7 Pakiam +Armstrong

                  7 Sivanadian

                     8 Kamala

                     8 Thiagu

                     8 Kunchu

                     8 Meena

                     8 Mahes


               5  Velmurugu Chettiar Viswanathapillai b approx 1820   (Mudaliyar)                        

                  6   Visvanathenpillai Velmurugu, President Village Tribunals (later Mudaliyar)+  Canagasaby (d/o Udaiyar  Vetharanayan Canagasaby of Korlai Pattu (Viswanathan from Myliddy Jaffna)b approx 1850

                    7   Velmurugu Ayathurai (VCM) (b approx 1885) + Thaiyalnayaki Ayathurai.                                                                                                                                                                             (Savundram d of Namasivayam ?)

                           8 Ayathurai Subramaniam + Vethavallai

                           8 Ayathurai Amirthalingam + Puvaneswary

                           8 Ayathurai Paskaran + Vallinayaki

                           8 Ayathurai Kirupakaran

                          8 Ayathurai Sivanathan (Barrister)(b 19/2/1931-d18/12/2019)(born in batticaloa ,died in Sydney)+Dr Pathmavathy Sivanathan    (No issue)            

 

 

         

                           7  Subramaniam (Khaki) (worked at Batticaloa Kachcherie)

           ??????    8  Velmurugu Aiyathurai (b approx 1925)+ Miss Wigneswaran (Sister of Justice CV Wigneswaran.Presently Chief Minister Northern Provincial Council

 

                    7   Velmurugu Ponnusamy

                       (decendents -Thyagarajah, Mahendran, Geetha and Bala) 

                    7   Velmurugu Mudaliyar Ponnusamy Mudaliyar born 1880,-d1975 (1921 - Vanniya, Manmunai South,Eruvil Pattu, 1934  - Mudaliyar,) Had 6  Acres high land and 76  Acres field in Kiran Batticaloa, Devotee of Sri Sithi Vinayager Kovil of Kiran.(kovil built and donated by him).1909  Udaiyar Korale Pattu. He was conferred the honorary title Mudaliyar in 1934.(one son)+ wife died at 25 years

                         8   [1] Ponnusamy Arulanandam,(Technical Officer, Lived in Bar Road Batticaloa) (1921-1997) + [2] Inpam Coomarasamy, (Migrated to Melbourne Australia in 1995  ), (28/2/1928-2006) (three children)

                            9   Nilakshi Arulanandam (Aus)

                            9   Mohan Arulanandam b1956(Architect)(Aus)+ Subajini (Aus)

                                10   Sukanya Arulanandam

                                10   Lavanya Arulanandam

                           9   Lakshmi Arulanandam,(Lawyer) (Australia)(md1993), + Manjula de Livera., (Stc Mtl)Accountant /Dy Chief Internal Auditor UDA, Sri Lanka, migrated to Australia in 2006(3019)

                                10   Rahul de Livera

                                10   Shruti de Livera  

 

                    7   Velmurugu (Ponnamma ?) + Canagaratnam Subramaniam (Lawyer)(2 sons 4  daughters)

                        8   Subramaniam (Crown Proctor Thambiah) + (First marriage)Sabanayaki (daughter of Subramaniam Velmurugu)

                            9   Dommas Subramaniam (b approx 1920) (5 children ?)

                            9   (Maheswari) Mankayakarasi Subramaniam + Wijeyaratnam (Proctor)

                               10   Wijayalakshumi (Shantha) Wijeyaratnam d10/10/2019 + P.A Devendran (BOC)

                                    11   Chenduran Devendran + Anjala

                               10   Kuhendiran (Duke )Wijeyaratnam (Canada)

                               10   Raveenthiran (Rani)Wijeyaratnam (UK)

                               10  Dharmalogini (Thanji )Wijeyaratnam(Hatton)

                               10  Naguleswaran (Thamban) Wijeyaratnam (deceased)

                           9  Kandasamy

                           9  Saraswathi

 

                        8  Subramaniam (Crown Proctor Thambiah) +(Second marriage)Vallinayakiyammal (daughter of Rasavasiharam)

                          (was told that 2hd wife, is the sister of the 1st wife, married after 1st wife died.)

                            9  Neelayathatchiambal Thambiah (1930-1980)  + Arunachalam Chelliah (1924-1990)

                               10  Jayadevi, b1955- (London)

                               10  Jeyarajah Arunachalam 1952-2008 (Netherland)

                               10  Jeyarani 1957-2012 (London)

                                   11  Ramana b1998 (London)

                               10  Yogasundari b1959 (Sri Lanka)

                                   11  Lalitha b1984 SL

                                       12  Harriney b 2016

                                   11  Shalini b1986 SL

                                       12  Yathisha b2013

                                       12  Pavinath b2014

                              10  Vignarajah Arunachalam (1960-2010)( Sri Lanka)

                           9  Pushpadevi Thambiah (1937-d2010)

                           9  Kumarasunderam Thambiah (alive 2019 Trincomalee)

                             10  Vijayananth b1979 (Trincomalee SL)

                             10  Prabagar b1981( Swiss)

 

                         8   Sundaram Subramaniam + Mangayarkarasi (she died in the 70's, daughter of  Mr Chelliaha & Mrs Chelliah nee Ramasamy. Mr Chelliaha was married to sister of Dr Ramasamy Viswalingam, and  had 2 sons.Vadivel [Kathirgamavadivel], Nagiah [Nagarajah])

                            9   Vamadeva.

                            9   Vamadeva M Subramaniam + Balambigai Suppiah (d2002)

                              (Vamadeva worked at CGR and lived down Ramakrishna Place Col 6.)

                                10   Subendran  V M Subramaniam + Umaiyal Subramaniam

                                    11   Gautaam Subendran

                                    11   Vivek Subendran

                                    11   Raagul Subendran

                                    11  Nethraa Subendran

                                10   Subashini VM Subramaniam (Mythily)+ Giritharan Panchalingam

                             9   MahaLakshmi V Subramaniam + Mageswaran (Kathirathamby Mageswaran d 2003)

                                10 Suranjan  Mageswaran+ Melisa

                                  11   Gunar

                                  11   Drew

                                  11   Marcus

                               10  Sanjula Mageswaran + Kulaveerasingam

                                  11  Akshaya

                             9   Sahadevan Canagarathnam Subramaniam + Rajesh  Mangayakarasi

                               (Chakku worked at Maharajas)

                                10   Sundary Subramaniam + Thayalan

                                   11   Son

                                   11   Son

                                   11   Son

                                10   Konesh Subramaniam (Italy)+ Rajani

                                   11   Son

                                   11   Son

                                   11   Daughter

                                10   Gayathri Subramaniam + Amuthan

                                  11   Daughter

                                  11   Daughter

                                  11   Daughter

                            9  Thiyagalingam M Subramaniam + Thayalnayagi

                          8   Subramaniam

                            9   Rasathi Subramaniam

                            9   Sri Subramaniam

                            9   Soma Subramaniam (Dr Somaskandan Arunachalam (UK) + Subathira Rasanayagam.  (Subathira is a relative of Bhuvaneshwari Pasupathi who died in 2010)

                         8   Batti Subramaniam + Namasivayam Sinappu b:1891, Vanniya Manmunai North.Acted as Kacheri Mudaliyar.Vanniah.1924 

                            9   Sugirtha. + Kumaradas,Mudaliar (Custodians of Nallur Temple)

                                10   Shayan Kumaradas + Dr Mirnalini Kumaradas (eye surgeon)

                                10   Miss Kumaradas

                            9   Sarada.Namasivayam (HNB)

                            9   Lohendra Namasivayam d23/2/1999  (Lawyer)(MD Singer SL)+Satyadevi (daughter of Dr DM Rajaratnam)

                                10   Ananda Lohendra

                                10   Chitra Lohendra + Duraisingham

                                10   Vasantha Lohendra

 

                        8   Subramaniam Swaminathan.+ Kailainayagi

                            (Teacher at Brunei & Borneo, also owned a cinema in Trincomalee)

                            9   Birathy Swaminathan + Sivam

                                10   Subashini Sivam, (Canada)

                                10   Sharmini Sivam

                                10   Danusha Sivam

                                10   Menaha Sivam

                            9   Vignarajha Swaminathan,(Vicky) (Canada)b1945.+ Ranjani Rasiaha                d 27/6/2020

                                10   Rathini Vignarajha + Dhushan

                         8   Subramaniam Theivanayegi (died at 87 years)+ Vallipuram M Coomarasamy (died at 87 years)

                            9   [2] Inpam Coomarasamy, (died in Melbourne)(28/2/1928-May2006) + [1] Ponnusamy Arulanandam (1921-1997) (Technical Officer)

                                10   Nilakshi Arulanandam, (Aus)

                                10   Mohan S.Arulanandam,  (Architect) b1956(Aus), + Subajini.

                                    11   Sukanya.Arulanandam

                                    11   Lavanya.Arulanandam

                                10   Lakshmi Arulanandam, (Lawyer)(md1993) + Manjula de Livera, Stc Mtl, Accountant/Dy CIA, UDA, Sri Lanka, migrated to Melbourne Australia in 2006     (3019) (md1993)

                                    11   Rahul de Livera.(Aus), b1994 (Engineer)

                                    11   Shruti de Livera (Aus), (Monash University)

                            9   Jegosothi Coomarasamy + Sarojani

                                10   Niranjan  Coomarasamy(Sydney Aus) + Sathya

                                    11   Preena Niranjan

                                10   Dilrukshi Coomarasamy (Former UNICEF)+  Briyanathan

                                   11  Thangaharajaha Briyanathan

                            9   Name Not Known (d2016 in Colombo)+ Excise Inspector (2 sons)

                            9   Name not known (d2004 in Batticaloa) +Teacher (d 2004) (4  daughters)

                            9   Sivasothi Coomarasamy (Bank of Ceylon Mgr)b approx 1935-d 20/9/2019+ Yogarani Sinnadorai (Teacher)(b1935)

                     7   Subramaniam

                        8   Subramaniam

                            9   Maheswari Subramaniam

                                10   Bala .

                                10   (Daughter) Subramaniam.

                                10   Shantha

                                10   Lusitha

                            9   Subramaniam

                    7 Miss Nagalingam Velmurugu + Nagalingam Subramanim

                        8 Mahesh

                        8 Ganesh

                     7 Miss Velmurugu + Arthilingam

                        8 Macandan (Excise Dept) + Name not known (d2016)

                          9 Two sons

                        8 Shanmuganathan (Teacher) d2004+name not known (d2004)

                          9 Four daughters.

                        8 Vimala (Beauty Queen) 

 

         3  Subramaniam

            4   Vetharanyan Cangasaby, Udayar Koralai Pattu.

                5   Paravathipillai + Subramaniam

                    6   Theivanayegi Subramaniam


Other Relatives.

Visaranai Kanapathipillai had 6 sons.

Youngest son.Kanapathipillai Arumugam 1822-1879 Tamil Scholar.

Kanapathipillai Arumugam 1925-1986.born in Jaffna,Senior Lecturer in London.

 


 Photo Album

  

 Photo 1,where 4 people are, 2hd from left is Rasoldor Subramaniam who built the Sivam Temple,in Point Pedro


   

Family P:ictures, l-r: 1. Names Not Known, 2. Mudaliyar Velmurugu Ponnusamy and his family group photo, 3. Mudaliyar Velmurugu Ponnusamy, 4. Proctor Subramaniam & wife, 5. Inpam Arulanandam, 6. Lakshmi Arulanandam (Lawyer)


 

 

Lakshmi Arulanandam, Manjula de Livera & children (Aus), Mohan Arulanandam family

 

 

U 19 Eastern Province Cricket 1954. (Crowther & S Coomarasamy in the photo)


 

                                         

Ponnusamy Arulanandam and wife Inpam Arulanandam


Nilakshi, Mohan and Lakshmi Arulanandam

 


Chakku's family.(Sahadevan Subramaniam)


    

Ramasamy  Visvalingam & wife Children-Kangavalli Thambapillai                                    Sivan Temple

                -Visvalingam Velupillai


 

Vallipuram Coomaraswamy




 

Subramaniam Swaminathan CROWTHER, Ebenezer, President; b.Nov 10, 1844. Descended from Narasinghadesa Mudaliyar, the head of one of the seven original families of
Jaffna under the Indian Kings. His son, Illankanarayana Mudaliyar, was Reswadore under the Portuguese Government. His grandson, Yiswa-natha Pillai, was the Manager of the
Siva Temple at Point Pedro ; of whom Ebenezer Crowther is a son. He is President of Batticaloa North. Residence: Batticaloa. (From Golden book of India)
            


    

                                                            L to R -Proctor Kasipathy Thambipillai, Velmurugu Ponnuchamy Mudaliyar, Visvalingam Velmurugu




Prepared by:

Lakshmi Arulanandam

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 29th October 2020