MOGALCHAK

 

MOGALCHAK (Jagir) 

 

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
LOCATION: Punjab (Gujranwala
Dist. now in Pakistan)
DYNASTY: Mann / Maan Jat RELIGION: Sikh

 

PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Also known as Mogalchakk. Members were…

  • Sarja Singh, married and had issue. He died 1763.
    • Jai Singh, he accompanied Sardar Mahan Singh Sukerchakia
      in military expeditions to Tsakhel, Pindi Bhattiari, Gujrat, Sialkot
      and Rasulnagar,  he was also present with the Sardar when the
      Sukerchakia forces defeated Raja Brijraj Dev in 1780, married and had
      issue. He died 1812.

      • Diwan Singh, married and had issue.
        • Wazir Singh, married and had issue.
          • Wasawa Singh, married and had issue.
        • Fateh Singh, married and had issue.
          • Sardar Joala Singh, married and had issue. He was
            killed in action at Nawabganj
            in 1858.

            • Bibiji (name
              unknown
              )
              Kaur, married Sardar Gopal Singh Povindia.
          • Sant Singh
          • Hira Singh
          • Richpal Singh
        • Sher Singh, married and had issue.
          • Gurdit Singh
          • Ganda Singh, he enlisted in his cousins regiment in
            1857 and served with the corps till its return from China in 1861, he
            then took his discharge and joined the civil service at Gujranwala.
        • Jamiyat Singh, married and had issue. He died 1830.
          • Sardar Kirpal Singh, died after 1890.
          • Gopal Singh
          • Sham Singh
      • Mihr Singh, married and had issue. He died 1814.
        • Kahn Singh
      • Jodh Singh, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Anup Singh, of Probyn’s Horse, was one of the
          most distinguished officers in the
          army throughout the Mutiny campaigns of 1857, 1858, and 1859, he was
          present at the fall of Delhi, at the capture of Lucknow, and on many
          other great occasions, he was

          four times wounded, and had three horses wounded under him, he also
          fought with great distinction in the China campaign in 1860, and
          subsequently in the disturbances on the north-west frontier; he twice
          received the Order of Valour for bravery in the field and was also
          granted a jagir with an income of 500Rs p.a.; in 1876, he
          accompanied His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to England, and was
          honoured with the marked approval of Her Most Gracious Majesty the
          Queen Empress and the Royal Family; married and
          had issue. He died 1885.

          • Sardar Harsa Singh,
        • Gurbaksh Singh, he entered his brothers regiment when
          only ten years old.
      • Bibiji Mai Kaur, married Sardar Mahan Singh Sukerchakia
        (see Lahore).
    • Mana Singh, he was a subordinate chief in the following
      of Sardar Mahan Singh Sukerchakia, from whom he received the estates of
      Pindori Kalan and Pindori Khurd, on his death he was succeeded in all
      his jagirs by his eldest son, married and had issue. He died 1807.

      • Sadda Singh, he succeeded his father in his jagirs as
        well as his military command; he died sp
        when his jagirs were resumed.
      • General Amir Singh, died sp in 1840 when his jagir was
        granted to his youngest brother.
      • Colonel Sham Singh, married and had issue. He died 1843.
        • Lehna Singh
        • Bibiji (name unknown)
          Kaur,
          married
          Sardar
          Ram Singh of the Sangatpuria branch of Kanhaiya
          misl, died 1850, and had issue.
      • Hukum Singh, appointed commandant
      • General Budh Singh, he served with the Sikh army from
        1816, when he joined as an orderly, in 1821, he received command of 30
        horse, as well as a jagir worth 17,000Rs; he served throughout the
        Sutlej campaign and afterwards he remained loyal to the British cause
        in the Multan rebellion, even when his men joined the rebels, married
        and had issue. He died 1856.

        • Sardar Hira Singh of Mananwala (1893).
        • Man Singh
        • Ram Singh
      • Bibiji (name
        unknown
        ) Kaur, married Sardar Attar Singh Sindhanwalia.
    • Nahar Singh [Nar Singh], he was a misldar of the
      Sukerchakia
      confederacy and fought under Sardar Mahan Singh at Manchar and
      Akalghar, he also took part
      in the early campaigns of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and in 1802 after the
      capture of Amritsar he was given command of a troop of horse, married
      and had issue, three sons. He died 1806

      • Attar Singh
      • General Ratan Singh, early on he was made an adjutant
        in the Miwiwala regiment and received estates in Gujranwala and
        Gurdaspur, he was severely wounded in 1820 while attacking a fort at
        Mangli in the Kashmir hils, for his services on this occassion he
        received a grant of Kharak in Gujranwala and command of a regiment;
        he served in Kullu and Mandi, bringing the Hill Rajas to submission,
        promoted to General and was granted the jagirs of Kila Desa Singh and
        Naoshera, he joined the rebels at Peshawar in October 1848, after
        annexation his jagirs were resumed but he received a pension of
        1,080Rs, married and had issue. He died 1857.

        • Sant Singh, born 1818, together with his father, he
          joined the rebels at Peshawar in October 1848, married and had issue.

          • Bhagat Singh, born 1863.
        • Nihal Singh
        • Gulab Singh, born 1838.
      • Bhagal Singh, made commandant of his brother’s old
        regiment in 1845, married and had issue. He died 1849.

        • Ganda Singh, married and had issue.
          • Richpal Singh, born 1863.
        • Chanda Singh
    • Pahar Singh, he entered the service of the Sukerchakia
      misl under Sardar Charat Singh
      as a trooper and later rose to become a commander, under Sardar Mahan
      Singh, he
      served with distinction in the campaigns of Kotli and Sialkot, he led a
      contingent and distinguished himself in the battle
      of Rasulnagar, for which he secured jagirs worth 11,000Rs near
      Rasulnagar, later renamed Ramnagar, in his last campaign, he took part
      at the battle of Attock in 1813, married and had issue. He died 1813.

      • Hari Singh, married and had issue. He died 1821.
        • Colonel Jaggat Singh, he was attached to Raja Hira
          Singh in
          1843 as orderly officer and rose to be a Colonel of a cavalry regiment
          which formed a part of the bodyguard of Maharaja Duleep Singh, married
          and had issue. He died 1860.

          • Nihal Singh, born 1840, married Bibiji Isa Kaur,
            daughter of Kunwar Chattar Singh Nakai.
          • Bibiji (name
            unknown
            ) Kaur, married Sardar Kesra Singh Kanhaiya, born 1836,
            and had issue.
          • Narain Singh, born 1847,
        • Partab Singh, married and had issue.
          • Natha Singh, married Bibiji (name unknown) Kaur, daughter of
            Sardar Kahn Singh Attariwala.

 

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