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Dynasty

State

Kotah

Revenue

INR 27,000 (1893)

Villages

8

Hindi Name

कोएला

Last Updated

13th Jun, 2013

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Apji Sahib CHATRABEER SINGH, present Apji of Koela (Koela House, Sarovar Road, Kota - 342001, Rajasthan, India). married Rani Vijaylaxmi Kumari, daughter of Thakur Bhawani Singhji Saheb of Balunda, and his wife, Thakurani Ummed Kanwar, and has issue.
  • Kumari Moomal Hada, married to Kunwar Shakti Singh of Gopalpur, Gujarat.
  • Kumari Bhawna Hada
  • Kumari Harshita Hada
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History

The founder of the family was Kunwar Kani Ram, fourth son of Rao Madho Singh of Kotah.
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Genealogy

  • Maharaj KANI RAM, Apji of Koela, he was granted the Jagir of Koelah, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaj Paim Singh, may have held Kotah for 16 months from 1669.
  • ......
  • Maharaj PIRTHI SINGH, Apji of Koela fl.1750
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  • Apji AMAR SINGH, Apji of Koela -/1817, he died .
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  • Apji SANGRAM SINGH, married and had issue.
      generation
      • Kunwar Lakshman Singh.
  • Apji PRITHVI SINGH, Apji of Koela -/1892, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Member of the State Council, married and had issue. He died .
    • Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur Apji Gobind Singh (qv)
  • Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur Apji GOBIND SINGH, Apji of Koela 1892/-, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Class-Captain 1905/06; General Officer Commanding, married and had issue, four sons.
    • Apji Raghuraj Singh (qv)
  • Apji RAGHURAJ SINGH, Apji of Koela -/1965, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; awarded the Silver Jubilee Medal, married Rani Haeth Kumari of Banswara, and had issue. He died .
    • Kumari Sushil Kumari [Thakurani Sushil Kumari Shekhawat of Dujod], married to Thakur Rajendra Singh of Dujod, and has issue.
      • Kumari Nandita Singh, married Manish Pratap Singh of Surdaha (M.P.).
      • Kunwar Ajayveer Singh Shekhawat of Dujod, studied at Mayo College Ajmer, married Kumari Deepti Shah, daughter of Kumar Jitendra Shah Judeo of Jagmanpur (U.P.), and has issue, one daughter.
        • Kumari Priyanjali Singh Shekhawat
    • Apji Suyaveer Singh (qv)
    • Apji Chatrabeer Singh (qv)
    • Kumari Vrinda Kumari [Rani Vrinda Kumari of Amleta], married Maharaj Vimaljeet Singh of Amleta (M.P.), and has issue. (U.S.A.)
      • Kumari Kirti
      • Kumari Ambika
  • Apji SUYAVEER SINGH, Apji of Koela 1965/-, married Rani Deveshwari Kumari of Geejgarh, and had issue.
    • Kumari Mandakini Hada
  • Apji CHATRABEER SINGH, Apji of Koela (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Maj. Apji Kalyan Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Class-Captain 1933/34.
  • Apji Ajit Singh, married and had issue.
    • Baiji Lal Kumari (name unknown), married (as his first wife) 1878, HH Maharaja Sir Bhanwar Pal Deo Bahadur Yadakul Chandra Bai of Karauli.
  • Apji Dushyant Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Junior National squash finalist, top 8 Open Squash player, squash coach and teacher at Mayo College.
  • Brigadier Apji Randhir Singh 1920/-, born in Kotah, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; awarded a sword of honour and was a winner of the Gold Medal at Military College, Sandhurst, UK (later donated to the Mayo College Museum); commissioned as a King's Commission Officer (K.C.O.), Commanded Hyderabad State Forces, Commandant Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun; Commanded 9th Infantry Brigade, married in Bikaner, Rani Rukman Kanwar, and had issue.
    • Col. Apji Bharat Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakurani Maya Singh, married 11th March 1993, Thakur Shatrujeet Singh Rathore, born , son of the late Thakur Amarjeet Singh of Gumanpura, and his wife, Thakurani Mahendra Kumari of Shahpura, and has issue, one daughter.
    • Apji Vijai Singh, represented India in polo tournaments in Australia, Brunei, Nigeria and USA married Thakurani Aruna Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Prem Singh of Jodhpur, India’s legendry polo player, and has issue.
      • Kanwar Mahiraj Singh, educated at Mayo College, India and graduated from Calcutta University (M.B.A.), formerly living in Dubai and is now based in Sydney, Australia working for CALTEX. While at Dubai, he was instrumental in building the largest petroleum oil storage facility in the East coat of Africa at Djibouti for Emirates National Oil.
      • Baiji Lal Sulina Kumari, married and had issue, two daughters, Raveena and Shivina. She died .
    • Baiji Lal Usha Kumari
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