|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
of the family was Kunwar Kani Ram, fourth son of Rao Madho Singh of Kotah.
- Maharaj KANI RAM,
Apji of Koela, he was granted the Jagir of Koelah, married
He died 1658.
- Maharaj Paim Singh, may have held Kotah for 16 months
- Maharaj PIRTHI SINGH,
Apji of Koela fl.1750
- Apji AMAR SINGH,
Apji of Koela -/1817, he died 1817.
- Apji SANGRAM SINGH,
married and had issue.
- Apji PRITHVI SINGH,
Apji of Koela -/1892, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer;
State Council, married and had issue. He died 9th June 1892.
- Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur Apji Gobind Singh (qv)
- Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur
Apji GOBIND SINGH, Apji of Koela 1892/-, born
at Mayo College, Ajmer; Class-Captain 1905/06; General Officer
married and had issue, four sons.
- Apji RAGHURAJ SINGH,
Apji of Koela -/1965, born 1911, educated at Mayo
the Silver Jubilee Medal, married Rani Haeth Kumari of Banswara, and
issue. He died 12th January 1965.
- 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
- Kunwar Ajayveer Singh, married
Kumari Deepti Shah, daughter of Kumar Jitendra Shah of Jagmanpur (U.P.).
- Apji Suyaveer Singh (qv)
- Apji Chatrabeer Singh (qv)
- Kumari Vrinda Kumari [Rani Vrinda Kumari of Amleta],
Vimaljeet Singh of Amleta (M.P.), and
- Apji SUYAVEER SINGH,
Apji of Koela 1965/-, married Rani Deveshwari Kumari
of Geejgarh, and had issue.
CHATRABEER SINGH, Apji of Koela
- Maj. Apji Kalyan Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer;
- Apji Ajit Singh, married and had issue.
- Baiji Lal Kumari (name unknown), married (as his
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
born 16th November
1905 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,
Dun; Commanded 9th Infantry Brigade, married in Bikaner, Rani Rukman
and had issue.
- Col. Apji Bharat Singh, married and
- Thakurani Maya Singh, married 11th March 1993, Thakur
Shatrujeet Singh Rathore, born January 1963, 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
- Baiji Lal Sulina Kumari, married and had issue, two
daughters, Raveena and Shivina. She died 1999.
- Baiji Lal Usha Kumari