DHRANGADHRA

The Jhala Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1672 - 1673 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Chandrasinhji Gajsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Gajsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his second wife, Raniji Ba Shri Satuba Kunverba Sahiba. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1672. m. Raniji Shri Sonba Kunverba Sahiba, a lady from Santalpur and Adesar. He d. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1673 (presumed poisoned by his brother Jaswantsinhji), having had issue, one son and one daughter:
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1673 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Jaswantsinhji I Gajsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad (first time) - see below.
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1673 - 1683 Halvad taken under Imperial authority, renamed Mahomednagar, and granted in jagir to Nazar Ali Khan Babi. Wrested from him in 1679 by Maharana Raj Shri Chandrasinhji of Wankaner, and re-conquered by Jaswantsinhji in 1683.
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1673 and 1683-1718 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Jaswantsinhji I Gajsinhji Sahib Bahadur [Jasso Dandanath], Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, second son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Gajsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his third wife, Raniji Shri Daguba Kunverba Sahiba, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 1672. Expelled by Maharaja Jaswant Singhji I of Jodhpur the Viceroy of Gujarat, 1672. Received a sanad from Emperor Aurangzeb confirming him in possession of Halvad, 29th October 1680. Re-conquered his ancestral lands from his kinsman, Chandrasinhji, 1683. m. (first) …m. (second) Raniji Shri Amar Kunverba Sahiba, of Kharedi. m. (third) Raniji Shri Phuljiba Kunverba Sahiba, of Vagod. m. (fourth) … He d. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1718, having had issue, four sons and four daughters:
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1718 - 1730 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Pratapsinhji Jaswantsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Jaswantsinhji I Gajsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his second wife, Raniji Ba Shri Amar Kunverba Sahiba,   educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1718. m. (first) at Jamnagar, after 1708, a daughter of Jam Shri Lakhaji Tamachi Jadeja Sahib, Jam Sahib of Nawanagar. m. (second) Raniji Ba Shri Samjiba Sahiba, from Kuna. m. (third) …m. (fourth) …m. (fifth) Raniji Ba Shri Ramba Sahiba, from Gariadhar. m. (sixth) Raniji Ba Shri Bajiba Sahiba, from Kanej. m. (seventh) …m. (eighth) Raniji Ba Shri Ramijiba Sahiba, from Panch Devala. m. (ninth) Raniji Ba Shri Karniba Sahiba of Bhadarwa. m. (tenth) Raniji Ba Shri Rattan Kunverba Sahiba, from Gamph. He d. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1730, having had issue four sons and one daughter:
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1730 - 1745 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Raisinhji [Raisangji] Pratapsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Pratapsinhji Jaswantsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his second wife, Rani Samjiba Sahiba, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1730. Built the Fort at Dhrangadhra in 1742, whence the state takes its name. m. fifteen wives, including (first) Raniji Ba Shri Baijiba Kunverba Sahib, of Utelia. m. (second) Raniji Ba Shri Kamajiba Kunverba Sahib, of Karedi. m. (third) Raniji Ba Shri Jamnajiba Kunverba Sahib, of Metali. m. (fourth) Raniji Ba Shri Vaktuba Sahib of Kalol. m. (fifth) Raniji Ba Shri Tejuba Kunverba Sahib, of Mogar. m. (sixth) Raniji Ba Shri Bajiba Kunverba Sahib, of Gariadhar. m. (seventh) Raniji Ba Shri Samjiba Kunverba Sahib, of Gamph. m. (eighth) Raniji Ba Shri …Kunverba Sahib. m. (ninth) Raniji Ba Shri Suraj Kunverba Sahib, of Kanmer. m. (tenth) Raniji Ba Shri Ratan Kunverba Sahib, of Rajpipla. m. (eleventh) Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (twelfth) Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (thirteenth) Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (fourteenth) Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (fifteenth) Raniji Ba Shri Badan Kunverba Sahib, of Porbandar. He d. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1745, having had issue, seven sons and three sons:
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1745 - 1782 H.H. Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Gajsinhji II [Bhabhoji] Raisinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1745. m. (first) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Jijibai Kunverba Sahib, Regent of Halvad for her son 1758-1782, daughter of the Thakore Sahib of Varsoda, in Maha Kanthia. m. (second) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Phuljiba Kunverba Sahib, a lady from Virpur Kharedi. m. (third) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Bajiba Sahib, a lady from Sanand. m. (fourth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Karsan Kunverba Sahib, a lady from Kuna. m. (fifth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (sixth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Nanaba Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Maharaj Raol Shri Akherajji III Bhavsinhji [Bawaji] Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Bhavnagar. m. (seventh) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Surajba Kunverba Sahib, sister of the Chudasama of Gamph. m. (eighth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Bajiba Kunverba Sahib. m. (ninth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (tenth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (eleventh) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … m. (twelfth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (thirteenth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. m. (fourteenth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Raj Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Shrimant Meherban Namdar Thakore Shri Adesinhji Sahib, Thakore Sahib of Bhadarwa. m. (fifteenth) H.H. Raniji Ba Shri … Kunverba Sahib. He d. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1782, having had issue, seven sons and six daughters:
  • 1) H.H. Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Jaswantsinhji II Gajsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Dhrangadhra (s/o Jijiba Kunverba) - see below.
  • 2) Raj Rana Shri Dajibha Gajsinhji Sahib, of Isanpur and Kadianu (s/o Jijiba Kunverba).
  • 3) Raj Rana Shri Rawaji [Ravabhai] Gajsinhji Sahib, of Rasanpur (s/o Jijiba Kunverba).
  • 4) Raj Rana Shri Dasalji Gajsinhji Sahib, of Dadholiyu (s/o Nanaba Kunverba).
  • 5) Raj Rana Shri Jethuji Gajsinhji Sahib, of Dighadiyu (s/o Surajba Kunverba).
  • 6) Raj Rana Shri Waghiji Gajsinhji Sahib, of Rasanpur (s/o Surajba Kunverba).
  • 7) Raj Rana Shri Dadaji Gajsinhji Sahib, of Ghanad (s/o Raj Kunverba).
  • 1) Rajkumari Baji Lal Shri Adiba Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Jhaliji Maharani Bai Shri Adiba Sahib, Rani of Cutch] (d/o Jijiba). m. at the Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1771, H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Ghodjisinhji [Ghodaji] II Lakhpatji Sahib, Rao of Cutch (b. 1734; d. at Bhuj, 1778), elder son of H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Lakhpatji Daisulji Sahib, Rao of Cutch, by his wife, H.H. Jhaliji Rani Ba Shri Ra Kunverba Sahib - see India (Cutch).
  • 2) Rajkumari Baiji Shri Bonjiba Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Jhaliji Rani Bai Shri Bonjiba Kunverba Sahib, Rani of Porbandar] (d/o Phuljiba). m. H.H. Maharaja Rana Shri Sultanji Vikmatji Sahib, Rana Sahib of Porbandar (b. at Porbandar; d. at Porbandar, 22nd April 1813), son of H.H. Maharaja Rana Shri Vikmatji III Khimoji Sahib, Rana Sahib of Porbandar, by his wife, H.H. Rani Bai Dhana Kunverba Sahib. She d. at Porbandar - see India (Porbandar).
  • 3) Rajkumari Baji Lal Shri Hamjiba Kunverba Sahib (d/o Phuljiba).
  • 4) Rajkumari Baji Lal Shri Acchuba Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Rani Ba Shri Achhuba Kunverba Sahib, Rani of Nawanagar] (d/o Phuljiba). m. at the Manmahelat Palace, Dhrangadhra, 1792, as his first wife, H.H. Maharajadhiraj Jam Shri Jasaji Lakhaji Jadeja Sahib, Jam Sahib of Nawanagar (d.s.p. at Jamnagar, 6th August 1814), eldest son of H.H. Maharajadhiraj Jam Shri Lakhaji Tamachi Jadeja Sahib, Jam Sahib of Nawanagar - see India (Nawanagar).
  • 5) Rajkumari Baji Lal Shri Ambaji Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Choti Jhaliji Rani Bai Shri Ambaji Kunverba Sahib, Rani of Porbandar]. m. as his second wife, H.H. Maharaja Rana Shri Sultanji Vikmatji Sahib, Rana Sahib of Porbandar (b. at Porbandar; d. at Porbandar, 22nd April 1813), son of H.H. Maharaja Rana Shri Vikmatji III Khimoji Sahib, Rana Sahib of Porbandar, by his wife, H.H. Rani Bai Dhana Kunverba Sahib. She d. at Porbandar - see India (Porbandar).
  • 6) Rajkumari Baji Lal Shri Baijiba Kunverba Sahib (d/o Nanaba Kunverba).
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