BARODA

The Gaekwad Dynasty

GENEALOGY

Shrimant Nandajirao Gaekwad, Maratha commander of the fort at Bhor. Assumed the surname of Gaekwad (Gae = cow, kavad = small gate) for assisting a herd of cows to escape from a Muslim butcher. m. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Ranobai Sahib Gaekwad, daughter of Shrimant Devor of Tulegaon. He had issue, one son:
  • 1) Shrimant Kerojirao Nandajirao Gaekwad. m. (first) Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Shetabai Sahib Gaekwad, née Khadkar. m. (second) Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Devubai Sahib Gaekwad. He had issue, six sons:
    • a) Meherban Shrimant Sardar Damajirao Kerojirao [Panjirao] Gaekwad, Shamsher Bahadur. A Maratha General of considerable ability who won several victories against the forces of the Nizam and was rewarded with the title of Shamsher Bahadur in 1720. He d.s.p.m. May 1721, having adopted his nephew as his son and successor - see below. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
    • b) Meherban Shrimant Jhingojirao Kerojirao Gaekwad (s/o Shetu Bai). m. (first) Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Bhamabai Sahib Gaekwad, daughter of Shrimant Indurikar Pathar. m. (second) (morganatic) ... He had issue:
      • i) Shrimant Sardar Pilajirao Gaekwad, Shamsher Bahadur, of Sonagad - see below.
      • ii) Meherban Shrimant Malojirao Jhingojirao Gaekwad, of Sankheda. m. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Saibai Sahib Gaekwad, née Dowsay. He had issue, one son:
        • (1) Meherban Shrimant Govindrao Malojirao [Godaji] Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
          • (a) Meherban Shrimant Malojirao Govindrao Gaekwad.Copyright© Christopher Buyers
          • (b) Meherban Shrimant Daulatrao Govindrao Gaekwad.
          • (c) Meherban Shrimant Ganpatrao Govindrao Gaekwad, of Sakheda. m. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Nurbadabai Sahib, sister of Shrimant Ramrao Bhagwant. He d. 21st April 1811, having had issue, three sons:
            • (i) Meherban Shrimant Gopalrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad (s/o Nurbada Bai). He d. 1870, having had issue, two sons:
              • 1. Meherban Shrimant Dewan Bahadur Ganpatrao Gopalrao [Bawa Sahib] Gaekwad. b. 1849, educ. privately. Barr-at-Law. Granted the personal title of Dewan Bahadur 4th June 1917. He d. at Nayanyabhag, 17th December 1930, having had issue, three sons:
                • a. Meherban Shrimant Anandrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad. He had issue, four sons:
                  • i. Shrimant Ganpatrao Anandrao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Anandrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad.
                    • 2a. Shrimant Yashwantrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad.
                  • ii. Shrimant Pilajirao Anandrao Gaekwad.
                  • iii. Shrimant Shivajirao Anandrao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Udaysinh Shivajirao Gaekwad.
                  • iv. Shrimant Khanderao Anandrao Gaekwad.
                • b. Shrimant Udaysinhrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad.
                • c. Shrimant Govindrao Ganpatrao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                  • i. Shrimant Damajirao Govindrao Gaekwad.
                  • ii. Shrimant Govindrao Gaekwad [Bhau Sahib]. He had issue, one son:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Amulraj Dinkarrao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
                      • 1b. Shrimant Sayajirao Amulraj Gaekwad.
              • 2. Shrimant Khanderao Gopalrao [Bhau Sahib] Gaekwad. b. 1853, educ. privately. He had issue, one son:
                • a. Shrimant Malojirao Khanderao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                  • i. Shrimant Vijaysinh Malojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Satyasinh Vijaysinh Gaekwad.
                    • 2a. Shrimant Rajendra Vijaysinh Gaekwad. Adopted into the Nimbalkar family.
                    • 3a. Shrimant Dilersinh Vijaysinh Gaekwad. He has issue, two sons:
                      • 1b. Shrimant Indrajit Dilersinh Gaekwad.
                      • 2b. Shrimant Padmajit Dilersinh Gaekwad. He has issue, one son:
                        • 1c. Shrimant Siddhant Padmajit Gaekwad. b. 13th November 2014.
                  • ii. Shrimant Shambhusinh Malojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Govindrao Shambhusinh Gaekwad.
                    • 2a. Shrimant Khanderao Shambhusinh Gaekwad. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • (ii) Meherban Shrimant Govindrao Fatehsinhrao [Bapu Sahib] Gaekwad. b. 1810, second son of Meherban Shrimant Ganpatrao Malojirao Gaekwad, of Sankheda. Adopted by Radha Bai, the widow of Fatehsinhrao, 1818, educ. privately. He had issue, three sons:
              • 1. Meherban Shrimant Baba Sahib Govindrao Gaekwad. He d. before 1875.
              • 2. Shrimant Sudashavrao Govindrao Gaekwad [Rao Sahib]. b. 1845, educ. privately. Implicated in the Mutiny of 1857. Exiled to Benares for not acknowledging the new Maharaja in 1875. He d. there, 2nd May 1890, having had issue, one son:
                • a. Shrimant Hanmantrao Sudashavrao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
                  • i. Shrimant Govindrao Hanmantrao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                    • 1a. Shrimant Fatehsinhrao Govindrao Gaekwad.
                    • 2a. Shrimant Vijaysinhrao Govindrao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
                      • 1b. Shrimant Fatehsinhrao Vijaysinhrao Gaekwad.
                      • 2b. Shrimant Diljitsinhrao Vijaysinhrao Gaekwad.
                      • 3b. Shrimant Pratapsinhrao Vijaysinhrao Gaekwad.
              • 3. Shrimant Murrarao Govindrao Gaekwad [Dada Sahib]. He became a Muslim. Shot himself when disappointed by the decision of the GOI regarding the succession, 22nd May 1875.
      • iii) Shrimant ...rao Jhingojirao Gaekwad [Tatya Sahib].
    • Shrimant Jhingojirao Kerojirao Gaekwad, also had issue, by his morganatic wife:
      • iv) Shrimant Mahimajirao Jhingojirao Gaekwad (morganatic). He had issue, two sons:
        • (1) Shrimant Bhau Sahib Gaekwad. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
        • (2) Shrimant Govindrao Mahimajirao Gaekwad.
    • c) Shrimant Kanhojirao Kerojirao Gaekwad (s/o Devu Bai). He had issue, one son:
      • i) Shrimant Gungajirao Kanhojirao Gaekwad. m. Shrimant Tayabai Sahib. He had issue, one son:
        • (1) Shrimant Kedarjirao Gungajirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
          • (a) Shrimant Trimbukjirao Kedarjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
            • (i) Shrimant Bapujirao Trimbukjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Shrimant Narayanrao Bapujirao Gaekwad.
            • (ii) Shrimant Vithojirao Trimbukjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Shrimant Gopalrao [Appa Sahib] Vithojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                • a. Shrimant Khanderao Gopalrao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
                  • i. Shrimant Malharrao Khanderao Gaekwad.
                  • ii. Shrimant Vithalrao Khanderao Gaekwad.
                  • iii. Shrimant Ramrao Khanderao Gaekwad.
                • b. Shrimant Malharrao Gopalrao Gaekwad. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • (iii) Shrimant Gangojirao Trimbukjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
              • 1. Shrimant Yeshwantrao Gangojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                • a. Shrimant Khanderao Yeshwantrao Gaekwad.
                • b. Shrimant Pratapsinhrao Yeshwantrao Gaekwad.
            • (iv) Shrimant Dadajirao Gangojirao Gaekwad.
    • d) Shrimant Hurjirao Kerojirao Gaekwad (s/o Devu Bai). He had issue, four sons:
      • i) Shrimant Yesajirao Hurjirao Gaekwad. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Shrimant Samaljirao Hurjirao [Limaji] Gaekwad.
      • iii) Shrimant Shivajirao Hurjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
        • (1) Shrimant Vithajirao Shivajirao Gaekwad.
        • (2) Shrimant Ramjirao Shivajirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
          • (a) Shrimant Kashirao Ramjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, four sons:
            • (i) Shrimant Wamanrao Kashirao [Bapaji] Gaekwad.
            • (ii) Shrimant Madhavrao Kashirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Shrimant Nana Sahib Gaekwad.
            • (iii) Shrimant Sakharamrao Kashirao Gaekwad. m. and had issue, two sons:
              • 1. Shrimant Ganpatrao Sakharamrao Gaekwad. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
              • 2. Shrimant Jayvantrao Sakharamrao Gaekwad.
            • (iv) Shrimant Khasherrao Kashirao Gaekwad.
        • (3) Shrimant Balajirao Shivajirao Gaekwad.
      • iv) Shrimant Bhivjirao Hurjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
        • (1) Shrimant Rupaljirao Bhivjirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
          • (a) Shrimant Govindrao Rupaljirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
            • (i) Shrimant Krishnarao Govindrao Gaekwad.
            • (ii) Shrimant Keshavrao Govindrao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Shrimant Lakshmanrao Keshavrao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
                • a. Shrimant Shankarrao Lakshmanrao Gaekwad.
                • b. Shrimant Narsinhrao Lakshmanrao Gaekwad.
            • (iii) Shrimant Ramrao Govindrao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Shrimant Krishnarao Ramrao Gaekwad.
          • (b) Shrimant Sakkaramrao Rupaljirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
            • (i) Shrimant Kasirao Sakkaramrao [Kassiba] Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
              • 1. Shrimant Narayanrao Kasirao Gaekwad.
              • 2. Shrimant Wamanrao Kasirao Gaekwad.
          • (c) Shrimant Gopaldrao Rupaljirao Gaekwad.
        • (2) Shrimant Bubhajirao Bhivjirao Gaekwad.
    • e) Shrimant Khusajirao Kerojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
      • i) Shrimant Balajirao Khusajirao Gaekwad. He had issue, three sons:
        • (1) Shrimant Tukarramrao Balajirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
          • (a) Shrimant Balajirao Tukarramrao Gaekwad. He left descendants ->
        • (2) Shrimant Anajirao Balajirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
          • (a) Shrimant Lakshmanrao Anajirao Gaekwad. He left descendants ->
        • (3) Shrimant Govindrao Balajirao Gaekwad.
          • ii) Shrimant Hurjirao Khusajirao Gaekwad.
    • f) Shrimant Naojirao Kerojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, two sons:
      • i) Shrimant Mahadjirao Naojirao Gaekwad.
      • ii) Shrimant Sadojirao Naojirao Gaekwad. He had issue, one son:
        • (1) Shrimant Anajirao Sadojirao Gaekwad. He left descendants ->
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