|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The state was founded
in 1697, and represents the senior-most branch of the Jadeja Rajputs.
- Thakore Sahib KANYAJI
RAVAJI, 1st Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1697/1734, son of Jam Ravaji
Rayadhanji of Kutch,
married and had issue.
- Kumar Shri Tejmalji Kanyaji, married Kumari Shri
Pamba Sahiba, daughter of Raj Sahib Jaswantsinhji Gajsinhji of Dhrangadhra,
and his third wife, Rani
Phuljiba Sahiba. He
- Thakore Sahib Aliaji Kanyaji (qv)
- Kumar Shri Bhimji Kanyaji of Gugan, with the villages of
Jetpur [Machhu] and Sultanpur at Morvi.
- Kumar Shri Lakhaji Kanyaji of Lakadia, Nagdavas, Gharana,
Bahadurgadh at Morvi and Manaba (Vagad) etc.
- Kumar Shri Raysangji Kanyaji of Kumbharia (Vagad).
- Thakore Sahib Modaji Kanyaji, founder of Vandhia, Chitred
- Kumar Shri Ranmalji Kanyaji of Kumbharia (Machhu) and
- Kumar Shri Ramsangaji Kanyaji of Jangi (Vagad).
- Thakore Sahib ALIAJI
KANYAJI, 2nd Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1734/1739, married and had
- Thakore Sahib Ravaji Aliaji I (qv)
- Kumar Shri Hardholji Aliaji
- Kumar Shri Jiyaji Aliaji of Monpar
- Thakore Sahib RAVAJI
ALIAJI I, 3rd Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1739/1763, married and had
- Thakore Sahib Panchanji Ravaji (qv)
- Thakore Sahib Waghji Ravaji I (qv)
- Kumar Shri Rayabji Ravaji of Khanpar
- Kumar Shri Ajubhai Ravaji of Mitana
- Kumar Shri Jivanji Ravaji of Lajai
- Kumar Shri Vinoji Ravaji of Sarvad
- Kumar Shri Veroji Ravaji of Deraru
- Thakore Sahib PANCHANJI
RAVAJI, 4th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1763/1772
- Thakore Sahib WAGHJI
RAVAJI I, 5th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1772/1783, married and had
- Kumar Shri Hamirji Waghji
- Thakore Sahib Jyaji Waghji (qv)
- Kumar Shri Devaji Waghji of Sajjanpur
- Kumar Shri Mehramanji Waghji of Bela
- Thakore Sahib JYAJI WAGHJI,
6th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1783/1828, married and had issue.
- Thakore Sahib Prithirajji Jyaji (qv)
- Kumar Shri Mokadji Jyaji of Savdi
- Thakore Sahib PRITHIRAJJI
JYAJI, 7th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1828/1846
- Thakore Sahib RAVAJI II
PRITHIRAJJI, 8th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1846/1870, married and
- HH Thakore Sahib Waghji Ravaji II (qv)
- Kumar Shri Harbhamji Ravaji, M.A., LL.B. (Cantab),
educated at Rajkumar
College, Rajkot and Cambridge University, barrister-at-law, Member of
Foreign Service in the Berars under the British Government, Assistant
Civil Judge, Prime Minister of Bharatpur, married and had issue.
- Shri Ranjitsinhji Harbhamji of Mota-Khijadia
- Unknown Generations
- Kumar Shri Manudada Jadeja of Mota-Khijadia,
as the Maharaja of
Morvi in 1979, by the nobles of the former Princely State, as the
heir of the late Maharaja.
- Maharaj Shri Manvendrasinhji Jadeja, married and
- Kumar Shri
Manvendrasinhji Jadeja of Mota-Khijadia, educated at Rajkumar College,
- Rajkumari Amrapali Devi, married Kumar Shri
Mayurdhwajsinhji Kishorsinhji Zala of Lakhtar,
and has issue, two daughters.
- Shri Parbatsinhji Ravaji of Dharuvnagar
- HH Thakore Sahib WAGHJI II
RAVAJI, 9th Thakore Sahib of Morvi 1870/1922, born 7th April
[cr.1887], G.C.I.E. [cr.1897], educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot;
HH Thakorani Sahiba Bajirajba of Palitana,
and had issue, as well as issue
by secondary wives. He died 11th July 1922.
- HH Maharaja Shri Sir Lakhdirji Waghji Bahadur (qv)
- Kumar Shri Ajitsinhji Waghji, educated at Harrow
- Kumar Shri Chandrasinhji Waghji
- Kumar Shri Shivsinhji Waghji (by a secondary wife),
married Kumari Jiran Ba of Jaipur, and had
- Kumar Shri Pruthvirajsinhji Shivsinhji Jadeja, married
Kumari Alka Ba, daughter of Capt. Kumar Shri Raghuraj
his wife, Kumari Kusum Mehta, and has issue.
- Kumar Shri Mahipalsinhji Pruthvirajsinhji Jadeja
[Kumar Mahipal Sinh P. Jadeja], married Kumari Nalini Kuwar Ba,
daughter of Thakur Narender Singhji
Rajawat of Thikana Chandroli near Jaipur, and his wife, Thakurani Puran
Kuwar Ba, daughter of Rao Raja Balwant Singhji [Lalaji] of Jodhpur.
- Kumar Shri Amarsinhji Waghji Jadeja, married Kumari
Manohar Kumari, daughter of Shri Jaysinhji Rathore from Jodhpur, and
had issue, three sons.
- Kumar Shri Ajitsinhji Amarsinhji Jadeja, married Kumari
Gajendra Rathore of Jhabua.
- Kumar Shri Pritisinhji Amarsinhji Jadeja, married
Kumari Nisha of Mumbai.
- Kumar Shri Dilipsinhji Amarsinhji Jadeja, married
Kumari Seema Ba Dilip Sinh Jadeja, daughter of Kunwar Shri Narendra
Sinhji Tanwar, and his wife, Kunwarani Sukanya Kumari of Kurukshetra,
and has issue, one daughter.
- Kumari Yasna Ba D. Jadeja
- Kumar Shri Pratapsinhji Waghji Jadeja, married Kumari P.
Jadeja from Jaipur.
- HH Maharaja Shri Sir
LAKHDHIRJI WAGHJI Bahadur, 10th Thakore Sahib of Morvi
1876, G.B.E., K.C.S.I., Maharaja [cr.1926], married (amongst others),
HH Maharani Suraj Kunverb Sahiba, daughter of HH
Maharawal Shri Mansinhji
Prithvirajji of Baria,
and had issue. He died 4th May 1957.
- HH Maharaja Shri Mahendrasinhji Lakhdhirji Sahib Bahadur
- Maharajkumar Kalikakumarsinhji Lakhdhirji Jadeja of
and had issue.
- Kunwar Shri Shaktisinhji Kalikakumarsinhji Jadeja of
Khareda, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1953).
- Ranisaheb Shrimant Devyani Raje (née Jadeja),
married Col. Maharaj Ashok Raje of Baroda.
- HH Maharaja Shri
MAHENDRASINHJI LAKHDIRJI Sahib Bahadur, 11th Thakore Sahib of
1st January 1918, married 1stly, 27th January 1932, HH Maharani Mohini
Devi, died 1993, daughter of Lt.-Col. HH Maharana Shri Sir Vijaysinhji
Chhatrasinhji Sahib of Rajpipla,
2ndly, HH Maharani Vijaykunverba, married 3rdly, HH Maharani Sudheer
daughter of HH Maharaja Sahib Indrasinhji Pratapsinhji of Bansda,
and had issue. He died 17th August 1957 at Ascot, Berkshire, UK.
- HH Maharaja Shri Mayurdhwajsinhji Mahendrasinhji (see
- Maharajkumari Shrimati Draupati Devi [Meera]
- Maharajkumari Shrimati Uma Devi [Mrs. Uma Dubash] (by
married Adi Dubash, and has issue.
- Maharajkumari Shrimati Raukshani Devi [Mrs. Maya Patroa]
(by Maharani Vijaykunverba), married Roy Patroa, and has issue, one son.
- Maharajkumari Harshad Purna Devi [The Hon. Mrs. Browne]
(by Maharani Vijaykunverba),
1981, Hon. Garech Domnagh Browne of the Lords Oranmore and Browne, born
25th June 1939.
- HH Maharaja Shri
MAYURDHWAJSINHJI MAHENDRASINHJI, 12th Thakore Sahib of Morvi
1953, died unmarried 22nd August 1978.