'Pocket No. 3: Enclosure to Part III of Volume I of the Persian Gulf Gazetteer: Genealogical Table of the Al Bū Falāh (Bani Yās) Family of Abu Dhabi in Trucial ’Omān' [5v] (2/2)
The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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TABLE OIF THE EXJEHsTG
TAS) FAMILY OF ABU DHABI
Chronological list of the successive Shaikhs
of Abu Dhabi belonging tOfiJi is family.
D hi jab-bin-'Isa.
Tab nuii-bi.n-Shaklibat, 1818-1833.
Khali fab-bin-Sbakhbu t, 1833-1845.
Zaid-bia-Kbalifah, since 18S6»
Notbb .—1. The date of compilation of this table is 1907.
2. Many names are probably omitted, especially of
distant collaterals of the present ruling branch.
All females are omitted ; and " issue/' in this
table, means " male issue."
3. Sons of the same father arc arranged in order of
seniority from left to right.
4. Dates of birth are approximate only.
6. When the fact or date of death is not mentioned,
the person was aliYC in 1906.
(Killed by Hazza'-
'Isa, 1793; emi
grated, 1795 j dead.)
(Shaikh from 1793 to
1816; deposed by his
1816; alive in 1833;
(Shaikh from 1816 to
1818; deposed by
bis brother Tabnun.
1818; now dead
(Shaikh from 1818
to 1833 ; murdered
by his brothers,
(Born, 1815 ; Shaikh
from 1833 to 1845;
murdered by 'Isa*
Khalifah to murder
his brother Tahnun,
1833; led some nota
ble raids, 1843; dead.)
(Shaikh from 1846
to 1855 ; expelled,
1856: killed in an
attack on Abu Dha
bi. 1866 ; no issue.)
j L L
(Mother, a Suwaidi;
became Shaikh in
1865; one wife a
Snwaidi, another a
Na'aimi; still rules.)
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This item is a genealogical 'Table of the Ruling Āl Bū Falāh (Bani Yās) Family of Abu Dhabi in Trucial ’Omān'. It contains 44 named and unnamed individuals (in Arabic and English) of the Āl Bū Falāḥ (Banī Yās) family of Abu Dhabi, some with birth and death dates, as well as brief biographical information.
There is also a 'Chronological list of Shaikhs of Abu Dhabi belonging to this family' with the periods of their reign, including: ’Īsa-bin-Inhiyān [‘Īsá bin Nahyān], Dhiyāb-bin-’Īsa [Dhiyāb bin ‘Īsá], Shakhbūt-bin-’Īsa [Shakhbūṭ bin ‘Īsá], Muhammad-bin-Shakhbūt [Muḥammad bin Shakhbūṭ], Tahnūn-bin-Shakhbūt [Ṭaḥnūn bin Shakhbūṭ], Khalīfah-bin-Shakhbūt [Khalīfah bin Shakhbūṭ], Sa’īd-bin-Tahnūn [Sa‘īd bin Ṭaḥnūn], and Zāid-bin-Khalīfah [Zāyid bin Khalīfah].
In addition, a section of 'Notes' is included that gives 1907 as the year of compilation, as well as other details concerning the arrangement of the table, including: the omission of distant collateral relatives and all females; 'issue' means 'male issue'; the ordering of children from the same father according to seniority from left to right, with females invariably placed at the far right; dates of birth are approximate only; and when the fact or date of death is not mentioned the person was probably alive in 1906.
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