MASUDA

 

MASUDA (Istimrari)

 

 

VILLAGES: 26 REVENUE: 100,000Rs ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Jodhpur, Ajmer Distt. DYNASTY: Rathore (Mertia
Jagmalot subclan)
RELIGION: Hindu

 

 

PRESENT RULER: His Excellency Rao Saheb
INDRAJIT
SINGH
, present Rao Sahib of Masuda

 

 

born 1941, 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

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT 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.
Estate holders
were…

  • 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 1857 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 1903.

    • 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 8th September 1931,
      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 1919, 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 1992.

    • Rani Vijaylakshmi Kanwar, married Maharaj Sukhdevsinghji
      Jadecha of Jamnagar, son of Gen.
      Maharaj Rajendrasinghji, former C-in-C, Indian
      Armed Forces.
    • 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 11th September 1957 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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