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Dynasty

Clan

Champawat

State

Jaipur

Hindi Name

गीजगढ़

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

History

Founded in 1774, when Thakur Shyam Singh of Pokhran defeated the Chauhan Rajputs of Geejgarh in battle, and established his authority there.
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Genealogy

  • Thakur SHYAM SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh 1774/1793, born as the younger son of Rajshri Thakur Devi Singhji of Pokhran, and his wife, Thakurani Sodhiji Ram Kanwar; he defeated the Chauhan Rajputs of Geejgarh in battle, and established his authority there in 1774; married 1stly, Thakurani Chatar Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Swarup Singh of Bikampur, married 2ndly, Thakurani Indra Kanwar, daughter of Deora Thakur Sahib Singh of Motagaon, married 3rdly, Thakurani Man Kanwar, daughter of Chaturbhujot Thakur Hanwant Singh of Kachhavi Pipla, married 4thly, Thakurani Chand Kanwar, daughter of Nathawat Thakur Hamir Singh of Raholi, and had issue, three sons, and one daughter. He died .
    • Kunwar Jawan Singh, died in infancy.
    • Thakur Umed Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Indra Singh, born , married and had issue, one son and one daughter.
      • Kunwar Bharat Singh, adopted by his uncle, Thakur Umed Singh, and succeeded him as Thakur Bharat Singh of Geejgarh (see below).
      • Baisa (name unknown), married Thakur Pratap Singh of Dundlod.
    • Baisa Chandan Kanwar, married Naruka Rao Raja Bhim Singhji of Uniara.
  • Thakur UMED SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh 1793/-, married 1stly, Thakurani Chand Kanwar, daughter of Gogawat Rao Shambhu Singh of Duni, married 2ndly, Thakurani Chand Kanwar, daughter of Naruka Rao Raja Kirat Singhji of Uniara, married 3rdly, Thakurani Vijai Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Jawan Singh of Tharasani, and had issue, one daughter as well as adoptive issue. He died spm.
    • Baisa Bakhtawar Kanwar (by Thakurani Chand Kanwar), married 1804, Thakur Kishan Singh of Chomu.
    • (A) Thakur Bharat Singh (qv)
  • Thakur BHARAT SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh -/-, born as Kunwar Bharat Singh, son of Thakur Indra Singh, and succeeded by adoption; married and had issue, one daughter, as well as adoptive issue.
    • Baisa Mahtab Kanwar, married 1835, Shekhawat Rao Vijai Singh of Manoharpur.
    • (A) Thakur Jhujhar Singh (qv)
  • Thakur JHUJHAR SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh -/1878, elder son of Thakur Takhat Singh of Daspan, adopted into Geejgarh in 1837; married 1stly, Thakurani Jatan Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Madan Singh of Takera, married 2ndly, Thakurani Anand Kanwar, daughter of Naruka Thakur Ram Singh of Jaoli, and had issue. He died .
    • Kunwar Kesari Singh (by Thakurani Anand Kanwar)
    • Thakur Kanh Singh (by Thakurani Anand Kanwar) (qv)
    • Rani Lad Kanwar (by Thakurani Anand Kanwar), married Rao Shivnath Singhji of Shahpura, died sp 1881.
    • Rani Pratap Kanwar (by Thakurani Anand Kanwar), married Rajawat Raja Pratap Singhji of Isarda.
  • Thakur KANH SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh 1878/1901, born , Tazimi Sardar of Jaipur and Jodhpur, married 1stly, a daughter of Kumbhani Thakur Amar Singh of Banskhoh, married 2ndly, Thakurani Sahai Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Udai Singh of Jijanyali, and had issue, two daughters, as well as adoptive issue. He died .
    • Baisa Surak Kanwar (by 1st wife), married Khangarot Thakur Nahar Singh of Boraj.
    • Baisa Gulab Kanwar (by 1st wife), married 1897, Thakur Indra Singhji of Bhainsrorgarh, and had issue.
    • (A) Thakur Khushal Singh (qv)
  • Thakur KHUSHAL SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh 1901/1960, born as Kunwar Khushal Singh, third son of Rao Bahadur Thakur Mangal Singhji of Pokhran, and succeded by adoption; educated at Mayo College, Ajmer (MA); appointed Judge in the Jaipur Chief Court 1924; Minister of P.W.D. in Jaipur 1947/1949; Member of the Legislative Committe and Board of Management of Maharaja's College; Chairman of the the King George V Silver Jubilee Fund Jaipur 1936; Member of the Public Service Commission Jaipur; married 1916, Rajkumari Rajyashree Devi [Thakurani Sahiba of Geejgarh], daughter of Rao Bahadur Raja Chhatrapati Singh of Alipura, and had issue, two sons and three daughters. He died .
    • Thakur Mandhata Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Yaduvir Singh, born . (U.K.)
    • Baisa Suniti Kumari, married in Vaghela family of Rewah.
    • Baisa Girdhar Kanwar, married in Jadeja family of Morvi.
    • Baisa Sobhag Kanwar, married Kumbhawat Rao Man Singhji of Mahar.
  • Thakur MANDHATA SINGH, Thakur of Geejgarh 1960/2009. MA and LL.B., entered Jaipur Civil Service in 1944, entered Rajasthan Administrative Service 1949/1963, elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in 1964. Married and had 3 daughters.
    • Thakur Vasudev Singh, born , died in , was a reputed Dramatist, staged more than 1000 plays at Ravinder Manch, Jaipur and theaters in Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, etc. He earned several awards for best Director. Was an active member of Rajasthan Sangeet Kala Academy.
    • Kanwar Yogeshwar Singh, was actively involved in organising Ranji Trophy matches in Jaipur. Is an active committee member of Jaipur Rajput Sabha. Married to Kalyani Kumari, daughter of Rao Sahab Govind Singhji Amet.
    • Kanwar Vrajendra Singh, died in , was Marketing Manager in NBC, Jaipur, married to Jyoti Kumari, daughter of Rao Sahab Chandraveer Singhji Bijolian.
    • Kanwar Gopal Das Rathore, was Human Resources Manager at Taj Group of Hotels, now runs his Travel Agency and has Real Estate Business. Married to Meenakshi Jadeja, daughter of Kumar Shree Ashok Singhji Jadeja of Saganwa (Rajkot).
    • Vrajraj Kumari, married to Raja Sahab Ramanuj Pratap Shahi of Deara (U.P.)
    • Deveshwari Kumari, married with Apji Sahab Surveer Singhji of Koela (Kota)
    • Madhavi Kumari, married with Thakur Sahab Nagendra Singhji of Mohanpur (Gujrat)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Rani Deveshwari Kumari, married Apji Suryaveer Singhji of Koela, and had issue.
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