Rangarh

Information

Dynasty

Sandhu

Jagir

Rangarh

Hindi Name

रंगरह

Time Period

1730 – 1947

Genealogy

  • Chaudhary Nathu Sandhu, a modest zamindar, married Mai Lachmi, a daughter of Sardar Gurbakhsh Singh Roranwala (died 1763), and had issue
    • Sardar Gujjar Singh(see below)
    • Sardar Gaja Singh, married and had issue. He died 1838.
      • Sardar Chet Singh, married and had issue. He died 1868.
        • Sardar Ram Singh, married and had issue. He died 1888.
          • Sardar Partap Singh, died 1878.
          • Sardar Mehtab Singh, married and had issue. He died 1881.
            • Sardar Dula Singh
            • Sardar Mula Singh, born 1875
            • Sardar Buta Singh, married and had issue.
              • Sardar Ujawal Singh, born 1903
          • Sardar Hira Singh, died 1873
          • Sardar Jhanda Singh, died 1881
    • Sardar Suhel Singh, married Bibiji (name unknown), daughter of Sardar Charat Singh Sukerchakia. He died sp in 1781
    • Sardar Ala Singh
  • Sardar Gujjar Singh Bhangi, Jagirdar of Ranghar, he along with Lahina Singh (see Waniaka), and Sobha Singh Kanhaiya, captured Lahore, from the Afghans in 1765 and held it for twenty-three years; he next captured Eminabad, Wazirabad, Sodhra and about 150 villages in Gujranwala district, he then took Gujrat in December 1765, capturing both the city and the adjoining country, and making Gujrat his headquarters; in 1766, he overran Jammu, seized Islamgarh, Poonch, Dev Batala and extended his territory as far as the Bhimbar hills in the North and the Majha country in the south; married Mai Lachhmi Kaur, and/or married Bibiji Devi Kaur, daughter of Bhagat Singh of Rariala, and had issue. He died 1788 in Lahore.
    • Sardar Fateh Singh(see below)
    • Sardar Sukha Singh, married a daughter of Sardar Bhag Singh Halluwalia, died with any issue.
    • Sardar Sahib Singh, he succeeded to his one-third share of Lahore, but lost it to Maharaja Ranjit Singh on 7th July 1799, he was the last Bhangi chief to fall, his jagir was seized and he was granted an estate of few villages worth 25,000Rs for his maintenance, married (a), Bibiji Raj Kaur, daughter of Sardar Charat Singh Sukerchakia, married (b), Bibiji Subha Kaur, daughter of Raja Hamir Singh, Raja of Jind or Nabha, married (c), Bibiji Ratan Kaur (married 2ndly, 1811 by chadah dalna, Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore), daughter of Sardar Diwan Singh Virk, married (d),Bibiji Daya Kaur (married 2ndly, 1811 by chadah dalna, Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore), she died 1843, daughter of Sardar Diwan Singh Virk, and had issue. He died 1811
      • Sardar Gulab Singh, married a daughter of Sardar Bhag Singh Bhagga, and had issue. He died 1832.
        • Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, married (as his third wife), General Sardar Mahtab Singh Majithia.
      • Bibiji?? Kaur , Kaur (by Raj Kaur), married Sardar Jodh Singh Kalalwala, died 1824, and had issue
      • Bibiji (??) Kaur, married Sardar Gurdit Singh of Bhangi Misl
  • Sardar Fateh Singh, Jagirdar of Ranghar, he succeeded to his eldest brother's estates, but after 1811, he went to Kapurthala and entered the service of the Ahluwalia chief, married and had issue. He was killed in Bannu at the siege of Malik Dilasa Khan Fort in 1832.
  • Sardar Jaimal Singh, Jagirdar of Ranghar, he served at Peshawar and on the Frontier, afterwards, as a result of a quarrel, his jagir was resumed, leaving him in great poverty, married and had issue, one son. He died 1871
  • Sardar Jwala Singh, Zamindar of Rangha married and had issue. He died 1894.
    • Sardar Budh Singh(see below)
    • Sardar Mian Singh, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Janmejaya Singh, a Lambardar and Kursi Nashin
    • Saddar Hira Singh
      • Sardar Mota Singh, a Divisional Darbari
  • Sardar Budh Singh, Lambardar of Ranghar
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