Naning, Malaysia

BRIEF HISTORY: A Minangkabau statelet of Naning existed as independent area and as principality until 1832, when the last real ruling Raja lost his title against the British. The Dato title was restored in 1922. In the Malacca area of Sumatra. The present Raja considers himself as subordinated to the Emperor of Minangkabau. Today one of the 9 states of Negeri Sembilan.

THANKS TO: Donald P. Tick gelar Raja Muda Kuno, Pusaka Archive Indonesia Kingdoms pusaka.tick@tiscali.nl (6/12/2004, 20/2/2008, 19/10/2008)

UPDATED: 28/10/2008

GLOSSARY:
Dato Penghulu: sovereign chief
Orang Kaya: literally rich, a sovereign title
Penghulu: chief

QUALIFICATIONS AND TITLES:
Head of the Dynasty
: The Dato Penghulu or Datuk Undang Naning, Orang Kaya Seri Raja Merah
(Istana Sri Naning, Taboh, Naning, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia)

SUCCESSION: the son of the older sister of the previous Raja, then some rotation among the 3 descendants of a sister of Raja Idas (see below, Sister of Raja Idas 1.1)

HEAD OF THE DYNASTY: Orang Kaya Seri Raja Merah Abdul Latif Haji Hashim, 19th Datuk Undang Naning installed in Taboh, Naning 25/11/2006,  fmr Police Inspector in Tampin District, X Toh Puan Sahzizzan Deris

MEMBERS OF THE DYNASTY:
Sister of Raja Idas:
1 Hitam. Mother of:
1.1 Anum
1.2 Jaiyah
1.3 Anor

PREDECESSORS:
Dato Megat Alam Melintang

Dato Megat Junjongan Limau

Juara Megat

Kekak (Zohri)

Gahan Berhuli

Janggut (Selamat Idris)

Timba

Anjak 1786-1801, +1801

Abdul Said (Doll Syed) 1801-1832, surrendered to the British 12/1833

Idas

Mohammad (Mat) Saleh bin Bidin (Dato Arab), as Demang of Taboh Naning (or Penghulu?), not recognized by the British, +9/1898

Ranting

Hassan bin Sulong. Descendant of Anum (see above, Sister of Raja Idas 1.1)

Omar 1918-19/9/1922, with the title of Datu restored 1922 and recognized as Orang Kaya Sri Raja Merah 8/1922, +19/9/1922. Descendant of Anum (see above, Sister of Raja Idas 1.1)

Othman bin Kering 1932-c29/2/42, made prisoner of war 15-2-42, installed 1935, under the Regency of Arshad 1922-3/1932, +(murdered) c29/2/1942. Descendant of Anum (see above, Sister of Raja Idas 1.1)

Che' Lah bin Mat' Sah, installed 1946, abducted and later killed by communists 1946. Descendant of a sister of Raja Anjak and descendant of Jaiyah (see above, Sister of Raja Idas 1.2)

Datuk Mohamed Shah Mohamed Said, 18th Datuk Undang Naning 1950-2006, +2006. Descendant of Anor (see above, Sister of Raja Idas 1.3)

Orang Kaya Seri Raja Merah Abdul Latif Haji Hashim, 19th Datuk Undang Naning installed in Taboh, Naning 25/11/2006 (see above, Head of the Dynasty)


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