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Dynasty

Clan

Mertia

Subclan

Jagmalot

State

Jodhpur, Ajmer Distt.

Revenue

INR 100,000

Villages

26

Hindi Name

मसुदा

Last Updated

17th Aug, 2014

Present Head

His Excellency Rao Saheb INDRAJIT SINGH, present Rao Sahib of Masuda, born , he joined the Indian Foreign Service, serving as Ambassador of India to Madagascar, U.A.E., the Sultanate of Oman, the Kingdom of Morocco, as well as Consul General of India, Sydney in a career spanning 37 years; married Rani Amrita (née Varma) from Delhi, and has issue.
  • Kumari Meera Kanwar, married Shri Kandarp Bhushan Singh from Varanasi.
  • Kunwar Partsarthi Singh Rathore, a Banker, married Kunwarani Sura from New York, also a Banker, and has issue.
    • Bhanwar Neel Singh Rathore
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History

The estate was founded by Thakur Hanwant Singh in 1557, grandson of Rao Viram Deo of Merta, himself grandson of Rao Jodhaji of Jodhpur.
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Genealogy

  • Thakur HANWANT SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1557/1583, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Narsinhdas (qv)
  • Thakur NARSINHDAS, Thakur of Masuda 1583/1623, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Junjhar Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Sabal Singh
    • Kunwar Shyam Singh
    • Kunwar Roop Singh
    • Kunwar Chatar Singh
    • Kunwar Durjan Singh
    • Kunwar Raj Singh
  • Thakur JUNJHAR SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1623/1650, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Ajab Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Balbhadra Singh
    • Kunwar Kan Singh
    • Kunwar Kusha Singh
    • Kunwar Mokham Singh
    • Kunwar Udai Singh
    • Kunwar Gopaldas
  • Thakur AJAB SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1650/1684, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Mohan Singh [Muan Singh] (qv)
    • Thakur Kesar Singh of Sathana, Lamba and Nagar.
    • Thakur Bakht Singh of Kesarpura, Lalawas, and Akrol.
    • Thakur Jas Karan of Sakrani.
    • Thakur Girdhar Das of Jamola.
    • Thakur Amar Singh of Khuntia.
  • Thakur MOHAN SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1684/1700, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Sultan Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Sher Singh of Shergarh.
    • Thakur Bhairi Sal of Kailu Fatehgarh.
  • Thakur SULTAN SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1700/1713, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Jai Singh (qv)
  • Thakur JAI SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1713/1761, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Shyam Singh, died before succession, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Ratan Singh (qv)
      • Thakur Samrat Singh of Nandwara.
    • Kunwar Sujan Singh
    • Baisa (name unknown) [Rani Mertaniji of Banera], married (as his fourth wife), Raja Sardar Singhji of Banera.
  • Thakur RATAN SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1761/1784, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Bhairon Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Devi Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Rirmal Singh, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Bahadur Singh, adopted by Thakur Shivnath Singh (see below), and succeded as Thakur Bahadur Singh (later Rao Saheb) of Masuda.
  • Thakur BHAIRON SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1784/1806, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Devi Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Padam Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Shivnath Singh, adopted by Thakur Devi Singh (see below), and succeded as Thakur Shivnath Singh of Masuda.
    • Thakurani Pratap Kanwar, married (as his first wife), Thakur Megh Singh of Diggi.
  • Thakur DEVI SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1806/1843, he adopted Kunwar Shivnath Singh, son of Thakur Padam Singh (see above), married and had adoptive issue.
    • Thakurani (name unknown), married (as his second wife), Thakur Pratap Singh of Diggi.
    • (A) Thakur Shivnath Singh (qv)
  • Thakur SHIVNATH SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1843/1863, succeeded by adoption, he adopted Kunwar Bahadur Singh, son of Thakur Rirmal Singh (see above), married and had adoptive issue.
    • (A) Rao Saheb Bahadur Singh (qv)
  • Rao Saheb BAHADUR SINGH, Thakur of Masuda 1863/1903, born as Kunwar Bahadur Singh, son of Thakur Rirmal Singh (see above), succeeded by adoption, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Honourary Magistrate and Munsif within the limits of his own estate, C.I.E. [cr.1893], Kaiser-i-Hind, Rao Saheb [cr.1.1.1877], married Rani Ugam Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Mukand Singh of Mukangarh, and had issue. He died .
    • Kunwar Sawai Ram Singh, died in his teens, and is revered as a saint by villagers at his cenotaph.
  • INTERREGNUM 1904/1905, in due course the British authorities selected Kunwar Nathu Singh, a descendant of Thakur Samrat Singh of Nandwara (see above) to succeed Rao Saheb Bahadur Singh.
  • Rao Saheb BIJAY SINGH, Rao Sahib of Masuda 1905/1938, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer (Class-Captain 1916/17), married and had issue.
    • Rao Saheb Narayan Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Shabhu Singh
    • Kunwar Jitendra Singh
    • Thakurani Sajjan Kanwar, married 2nd February 1941, Thakur Devi Singh of Mandawa-Junior, and had issue.
    • Thakur Umaid Singh, born , married 3rd November 1958 (sep'd. 1960, div. 1980), Maharajkumari Himmat Kunwarba Sahiba, daughter of Major HH Maharana Shri Maharaja Shri Raj Sir Ghanshyamsinhji Ajitsinhji Sahib Bahadur of Dhrangadhra, and his fifth wife, HH Maharani Nawal Kunwarba Sahiba.
    • Kunwar Daulat Singh
    • Rani Kuashalya Kanwar, married the Raja Sahib of Shohratgarh.
    • Kunwar Shivpratap Singh
    • Kunwar Madhusudan Singh
  • Rao Saheb NARAYAN SINGH, Rao Sahib of Masuda 1938/1992, born , married 1stly, Rani Kamala Raje, daughter of Rawal Bishan Singh of Bissau, and his second wife, Thakurani Anand Kanwar, married 2ndly, Rani Urmila Devi of Kherali in Saurashtra, and had issue. He died .
    • Rani Vijaylakshmi Kanwar, married Maharaj Sukhdevsinghji Jadeja of Nawanagar (Jamnagar), son of General Kumar Shri Rajendrasinhji Devisinhji Jadeja (first Chief of Army Staff of the Indian army).
    • Rao Saheb Indrajit Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Mohan Chandra Singh, married Thakurani Pratibha Kumari of Katesar, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Jagatdeep Singh, married Kunwarani Keya Kumari.
      • Kunwar Shailendra Rathore, married Kunwarani Navnidhi Kumari of Muli in Gujarat, and has issue.
        • Bhanwar Devvrat Rathore
        • Bhanwar Baisa Devika Rathore
    • Thakur Amardeep Singh (by Rani Urmila Devi), married and has issue.
    • Thakur Dushyant Singh (by Rani Urmila Devi), born in Ajmer, Member of the Rajasthan State Congress Body, Member of O.B.A. Mayo College, Ajmer; married 30th June 1989 at Nainital, Thakurani Sangeeta Kumari, and has issue.
      • Baisa Priyanka Kumari
      • Baisa Rukmini Kumari
      • Kunwar Aditya Vikram Singh
      • Kunwar Rananjay Singh
    • Thakur Durjai Singh (by Rani Urmila Devi), married Kumari Deepika Kumari, fourth daughter of Rawal Raghuveer Singhji of Dhula, and his wife, Rani Jaya Kumari, and has issue.
  • Rao Saheb INDRAJIT SINGH, Rao Sahib of Masuda (see above)
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