His name was mentioned to me by Syed Mohamad bin Syed Omar (Perlis). According to Syed Mohamad (if I understand it correctly), Ami Rahim is my grandfather's cousin, (anak) imam Masjid Banda Hilir, and who stayed at rumah Mahabob in Banda Hilir.
I informed him that I knew Mahabob's daughter, Mohaini bt Mahabob, as we were classmates in 1972 & 1973 at MGHS in Durian Daun, Melaka.
According to Syed Mohamad, Ami Rahim (Banda Hilir) and Ami Jelani (Penang) are cousins.
Is Ami Rahim the son of Tok Moyang Haji Noordin? Yes.
This Ami Rahim is the same man as Haji Abdul Rahim bin Haji Noordin, anak Tok Moyang Haji Noordin at 302 Banda Hililr. Tok Moyang Haji Noordin was the second Imam of Masjid Banda Hilir, after his elder brother Tok Moyang Haji Mohd Sharif died c1906.
Haji Abdul Rahim bin Hj Noordin married Fatimah bt Bidin. Their son in Haji Mazlan bin Hj Abdul Rahim. Haji Mazlan appeared in a photo with Pak Saleh (Saleh bin Mohd Yusope, adik Bapak), in front of Masjid Banda Hilir. Hj Mazlan bin Hj Abdul Rahim and Pak Saleh are second cousins.
|Haji Mazlan bin Hj Rahim (left) with Pak Saleh (adik Bapak)|
Haji Mazlan bin Hj Abdul Rahim bin Hj Noordin bin Ismail.
Saleh bin Mohd Yusope bin Hj Mohd Sharif bin Ismail.
Hj Noordin and Hj Mohd Sharif are brothers. The third and youngest brother is Zainal (Zenal).
Hj Abdul Rahim (Ami Rahim) and Mohd Yusope (Bapak punya Walid) are first cousins.
Haji Mazlan, Pak Saleh and Bapak are second cousins.