IDAR

GENEALOGY

1731 - 1751 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Anandsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, younger son of Raj Rajeshwar Maharaja Shri Ajit Singhji Sahib, Raja of Jodhpur, by his wife, Shri Chotu Chohaniji Maharani Shri Maji Sahiba. Taken to safety by his relatives, including Thakur Man Singh Chauhan, of Roeecha and Thakur Mokum Singh Jodha of Baroda, following the murder of his father in 1724. He led a rebellion against his elder brother, Maharaja Abhai Singh of Jodhpur, in 1726. Defeated and fled to Udaipur, where he received the protection of Maharana Sangram Singh. Invaded Idar together with some horsemen from Vamo and Palanpur, and the Kollees of Gorwada in 1728. Expelled his clansman and established himself at Idar, as independent joint-ruler with his younger brother, 1731. Confirmed in his possessions by Imperial firman and granted the parganas of Bijapur and Purantij. Attacked by the sardars loyal to the Rao of Pol, acting in concert with the Bhumias and Marathas. m. (first) Shri Devriji Rani Lad Kanwar Sahiba, daughter of Rao Shri Durjan Singh [Chattarsal], Rao of Sirohi. m. (second) Shri Sonugiri Rani Maya Kanwar Sahiba (d. by sati, at Rohera, 1751), daughter of Kalyan Das Prithwirajot, of Hotalu. m. (third) Shri Chavdiji Rani Amar Kanwar Sahiba, daughter of Thakore Shri Surat Singh Naraindasot, Thakore Sahib of Mansa, in Gujarat. m. (fourth) Shri Bahri Panwarji Rani Udai Kanwar Sahiba, daughter of Rajadhiraja Maharana 108 Shri Prithisinghji Sahib, Maharana of Danta. m. (fifth) Shri Solanki Rani Chatur Kanwar Sahiba, daughter of Thakore Shri Lakshman Das Naraindasot, of Roopnagar. m. (sixth) Shri Solanikiji Rani Takhat Kanwar Sahiba, a daughter of Thakore Shri Sarupsingh Agarsinghot, of Virpur, in Lunawarda. m. (seventh) at Posena, ca. 1728, Shri Waghelji Rani Rai Kanwar Sahiba (d. by sati, at Rohera, 1751), daughter of Thakore Shri Bakhatsingh Hathisinghot, Thakore Sahib of Posena and Dhunal, in Idar. He was k. in battle with his sardars, at Idar, ca. 20th November 1751 (cremated at Rohera), having had issue, three sons and one daughter:
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1751 - 1791 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Shivsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar. b. at Idar Fort, 1736, only surviving son of 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Anandsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, by his first wife, Shri Devriji Rani Lad Kanwar Sahiba, daughter of Rao Shri Durjan Singh [Chattarsal], Rao of Sirohi, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father as joint ruler of Idar ca. 20th November 1751. Formally installed on the gadi after the recovery of the fort at Idar, by his paternal uncle in 1754. Reigned under the regency of his paternal uncle, Maharaj Shri Raisinhji, until his retirement in 1758. Forced to cede all the lands that belonged to his uncle, Raisinhji, to the Marathas after they invaded his territories with a large force in 1788-89. He d. at Idar, 1791, having had issue, five sons, amongst whom he divided his domains:
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1791/1792 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Bhawanisinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar. b. at Idar Fort, 1755, eldest son of 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Shivsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1791. He d. at Idar, twelve-days after his accession, 1792, having had issue, an only surviving son and daughter:
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1791 - 1833 H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Gambhirsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar. b. at Idar Fort, 1781, only surviving son of H.H. 108 Shri Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Bhawanisinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1791. Reigned under a Council of Regency composed of his paternal uncles until he came of age and assumed full ruling powers. m. (first) Shri Bhatianiji Rani Ba Shri Daulat Kunverba Sahiba (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833), daughter of the Thakur of Osian, in Marwar, a cadet of the royal house of Jaisalmer. m. (second) Shri Chohaniji Rani Shri Jushu Kunverba Maji Sahiba (b. 1773; d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). m. (third) Sisodaniji Rani Shri Ajab Kunverba Sahiba (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). m. (fourth) Shri Uhuriji Rani Shri Lal Kunverba Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). m. (fifth) Shri Chavdiji Rani Shri Wakhat Kunverba Sahiba, of Dungapur. m. (sixth) Shri Chavdiji Rani Shri Wakhat Kunverba Sahiba (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833), of Varsoda. m. (seventh) Shri Chohaniji Rani Shri Chand Kunverba Sahiba (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833), daughter of the chief of Gorul. m. (eighth) January 1832 (unconsumated), Rani Shri Wudun Kunverba Sahiba (b. 1813; d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). m. (ninth) the mother of Jawansinhji, who survived her husband, sister of Pituji. m. (a) Nathi (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). m. (b) Wuna (d. by sati, at Idar, 13th August 1833). He d. at Idar, 12th August 1833 (when seven ranis, two concubines and four domestic servants committed sati on his pyre including one whose marriage had not been consummated and another that was several months pregnant), having had issue, two sons:
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1833 - 1868 H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Sir Jawansinhji Gambhirsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, KCSI (24.5.1867). b. at Idar Fort, 1830, younger son of H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Gambhirsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 12th August 1833. Reigned under a Council of Regency, composed of his mother, his cousin, and three officials, until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 1847. Resumed Ahmadnagar when his uncle succeeded as Maharaja of Jodhpur, 14th October 1843. Transferred his capital to that town shortly afterwards. Received a sanad of adoption, 11th March 1862. MLC Bombay. m. (first) at Dhrangadhra Fort, 1854, H.H. Shri Zaliji Maharani Shri Jiji Bai Kunwarba Sahiba, second daughter of H.H. Shri Shaktimant Jhaladap Mahamandleshwar Maharana Shri Raj Sir Ranmalji Amarsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Dhrangadhra, KCSI, by his third wife, H.H. Raniji Ba Shri Bairajba Kunwarba Sahiba, daughter of Jadeja Shri Raghoji [Radhubha] Sahib, of Nawanagar. m. (second) at Bhuj, 1856 H.H. Shri Waghelji MaharaniShri Kunverji Bai Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Maharao Shri Daisulji II Sinhji Sahib Bahadur, Rao of Cutch. m. (third) H.H. Shri Zaliji Maharani Maji Sahiba (d. at Himmatnagar, 1919), daughter of Thakur Shri Suraj Mal, Thakur of Mundetti, in Idar, by his wife, Thakurani Jadhoji Ba Sahiba. He d. at Ahmadnagar Palace, 26th December 1868, having had issue, one son and two daughters:
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1868 - 1901 H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Sir Keshrisinhji Jawansinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, KCSI (15.2.1887). b. at Ahmadnagar Palace, 1864, only son of H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Sir Jawansinhji Gambhirsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, KCSI, educ. privately and at the Rajkumar Coll., Rajkot. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Yuvraj Sahib at birth. Succeeded on the death of his father, 26th December 1868. Ascended the gadi at Ahmadnagar Palace, 28th December 1868. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 1880. An enlightened and modern ruler, who introduced a stream of reforms and began the modernisation of the state. Rcvd: the Prince of Wales's gold medal (1875) and KIH gold medal (1877). m. (first) H.H. Shri Bhatianji Maharani Sahiba (d. at Himmatnagar Palace, April 1909). m. (second) H.H. Shri Chowadiji Maharani Sahiba (d. at Himmatnagar Palace, 11th February 1916). m. (third) H.H. Shri Zaliji Maharani Udai Kunwarba Maji Sahib, daughter of Raj Rana Shri Harisinhji [Haribha] Ranmalji Sahib, of Sokhada, sometime Chief Minister of Dhrangadhra state. He d. at Ahmadnagar Palace, February 1901, having had issue, one son and one daughter:
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1901  H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Krishnasinhji Keshrisinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar. b. posthumously, at Ahmadnagar Palace, October 1901, only son of H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Sir Keshrisinhji Jawansinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, KCSI, by his third wife, H.H. Shri Zaliji Maharani Udai Kunwarba Maji Sahib. Succeeded as Maharaja at birth, October 1901. He d. at Ahmadnagar Palace, d. 30th November 1901.
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