Hindi Name


Time Period

1780s to 1947


  • Sardar Manna Singh [Mahna Singh], Jagirdar of Jadah -/1802; he served under Sardar Charhat Singh Sukerchukia, and his son, Sardar Mahan Singh Sukerchukia, and received jagirs for his loyal services; he was granted the jagir of Jadah, which was resumed on his death; married and had issue. He was killed in a battle to take Chiniot Fort in 1802.
    • Dasaunda Singh, died 1806.
    • Jajji Singh
    • Sardar Amar Singh (qv)
  • Sardar Amar Singh Khurd, Jagirdar of Jadah 1819/1848 and Jagirdar of Talanwala and Sheikhupura and Majrah 1818/1848; he entered army service in the Dera Khas. a regiment of irregular cavalry composed of the sons of the Sikh nobility, he was granted the villages of Talanwala and Sheikhupura in jagir by Maharaja Ranjit Singh; he received the Ilaqa of Majrah in recognition of his bravery at the siege of Multan in 1818, and after the Kashmir campaign in 1819, he was granted his fathers old estate of Jadah; in 1834, he accompanied the army under Prince Nau Nihal Singh and General Hari Singh Nalwa to Peshawar, when the province was formally annexed to the Sikh kingdom; he fought with distinction at the battle of Jamrud on 30th April 1837; in 1847, he left the Punjab on a pilgrimage to Hardwar where he died a year later, married and had issue. He died 1848 at Hardwar.
    • General Sardar Mahtab Singh (qv)
    • General Sardar Gurdit Singh, he entered military service under Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1834, and rose to command three infantry battalions and a wing of light artillery, he was in command of the Lahore troops at Peshawar in September 1845; married the daughter of Nanak Chand, and niece of Diwan Sawan Mall, the governor of Multan. He died sp in 1853 at Majitha.
    • Colonel Mith Singh, he served as Colonel in the Sikh army from 1844; married and had issue. He died 1857.
      • Bachattar Singh, Jamadar, he died of cholera in 1858 at Cawnpore.
      • Sardar Bijja Singh (qv)
      • Sardar Bishan Singh, born 1856, a Risaldar in the 16th Bengal Cavalry; married 1stly, Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, a daughter of Risaldar Lehna Singh of Mogalchak, married 2ndly, Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, a sister of Col. Jiwan Singh of Shahzadpur (relative of the Patiala and Dholpur rulers), and had issue, an only son.
        • Sardar Balbir Singh (qv)
    • General Kahan Singh, born 1826, he succeeded his father in command of the regiment; Honorary Magistrate; married and had issue, two sons. He died 1888.
      • Pritam Singh, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; he rose to the rank of Subedar, and served in WWI; married and had issue. He was killed in action in 1914.
        • Arjan Singh
        • Niranjan Singh, he obtained the King's Commission in 1925, and served as Captain in the 10th Battalion of the 19th Hyderabad Regiment;
      • Pargart Singh, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; member of the Town Committee of Majitha.
    • General Sardar Hardit Singh, born 1836, married and had issue. He died 1882.
      • Partap Singh, born 1855, a jagirdar and brick contractor at Amritsar.
      • Bhup Singh, born 1858, he was given a direct commission in the 22nd Punjabis, but resigned after two years and became an adjutant in the Jammu forces for seven years.
        • Kirpal Singh, served in the Indian Army with the rank of Jamadar.
  • General Sardar Mahtab Singh, Jagirdar of Jadah 1848/1865, born 1811, appointed subedar while still a young boy and later then to the rank of Colonel in 1831, and was placed in charge of two regiments at Amritsar; he accompanied his father in a campaign to Peshawar in 1834 where he served with distinction; he took part in the Afridi expedition in 1839; he was promoted to the rank of General in 1841 by Maharaja Sher Singh; he served in the Sutlej campaign in 1846, and was appointed a Sardar soon afterwards; appointed an Honorary Magistrate at Amritsar in 1862, on the annexation of the Punjab, all his personal jagirs were released for two lives, and in 1862, one half of this jagir was continued to his lineal descendants in perpetuity; married 1stly, a daughter of Bhag Singh of Kila Chunda, married 2ndly, a daughter of Oghar Singh Lohianwala, married 3rdly, Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, a daughter of Sardar Gulab Singh Gujratia (see Bhangi), and had issue, an only daughter. He died 1865 at Majitha.
    • Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, married Sardar Bakhshish Singh Sandhanwallia. She died sp in 1889.
  • Sardar Bijja Singh, Head of Family 1865/1930, born 1844, he succeeded his brother as Jamadar in the force; married about 1859, a daughter of General Sardar Kahan Singh Mann. He died 1930.
    • Sardar Harnam Singh, manager of the family properties in Amritsar and Gujranwala.
  • Sardar Balbir Singh, Head of Family 1930/-, a sufedposh and assessor in Gujranwala.
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