LOCATION: Uttar Pradesh (Etah Dist.)AREA: 77 kmē VILLAGES: 168 + 100 pattis (1928) POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 10 lakhs (1911) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Jadon SEAT: xx ACCESSION: xx
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: The Raja Saheb of Awagarh, 23rd Raja Saheb of Awagarh and Head of the Jadon rajputs in Uttar Pradesh (The Palace Belvedere, Awagarh Estate, Mallital, Nainital City, 263001, India)
PREDECESSORS and SHORT HISTORY: Predecessor state was founded in the fourteenth century by Raja Sohan Pal of Biana and of Nasi and who settled in Jalesar. The Senior branch of the family is said to be represented by the head of the Umargarh family. One of Raja Sohan Pal's descendants, is alleged to have been adopted by Rao Anna Pal, a younger brother of the Raja of Karauli, and from him is descended Thakur Chhatarbhuj Singh, founder of the present jagir of Awargarh in 1701. Alternately, Raja Sohan Pal, ancestor of the Awagarh family, was adopted by the brother of a Raja of Karauli, either way, their claim to be agnatic relations of the rulers of Karauli is not admitted by the Raja of Karauli (1910). Estate holders were....
- Raja Kumar Pal, married and had issue.
- Raja Ajai Pal of Karauli
- Rao Anna Pal of Bindraban, married and had issue.
- (A) Rao Nil Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Aswa Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Ajit Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Hira Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Bahadur Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Ram Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Raj Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Naurang Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Paras Ram Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Mitra Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Gayan Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Bhikham Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Kesho Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Sukhdeo Pal, married and had issue.
- Thakur Chhatarbhuj
- Rao Mohan Pal
- Thakur CHHATARBHUJ SINGH, Thakur Saheb of Awagarh 1701/about 1750, originally the Zamindar of Nari in the Chhata pargana; he settled in Jalesar during the reign of Padshah Muhammed Shah of Delhi (1719/1748), married and had issue.
- Thakur Bijay Singh (qv)
- Thakur Harkishan Singh
- Thakur BIJAY SINGH, Thakur Saheb of Awagarh 1750/1775, he was granted the large village of Misa by the Governor of Jalesar; married and had issue.
- Thakur Bakht Singh (qv)
- Thakur Ranjit Singh
- Thakur Ratan Singh, third son, married and had issue.
- Thakur Dalip Singh, married and had issue.
- Kunwar Prithviraj Singh, adopted by Raja Pitambar Singh, and succeded him as Raja Prithviraj Singh of Awagarh (see below).
- Thakur Umrao Singh, married and had issue.
- Raja Baldeo Singh (qv)
- Raja Balwant Singh (qv)
- Thakur Bhojraj Singh
- Thakur Nilkanth Singh
- Thakur Khushal Singh
- Thakur Jawahir Singh
- Thakur BAKHT SINGH, Thakur Saheb of Awagarh 1775/1800, rendered military service to the Maharaja of Bharatpur and the Thakur of Amargarh, and gradually made himself an independent chief; he obtained a sanad from the Maratha rulers authorising him to build a Fort at Awa; married and had issue.
- Thakur Hira Singh (qv)
- Thakur Moti Singh
- Thakur HIRA SINGH,
Thakur Saheb of Awagarh 1800/1831, he constructed the
fort at Awa, originally started by his father; he
rendered military assistance to the British in their
war with the Marathas, and they confirmed him in his
possessions by a sanad
of 1803; married and had issue. He died 1831.
- Raja Pitambar Singh (qv)
- Raja PITAMBAR SINGH,
Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1831/1850, the title of Raja
(traditionally stated to have been conferred by the
Maharana of Udaipur), was formally recognized in 1838
as a hereditary distinction by Lord Auckland; married
and had adoptive issue. He died spm.
- Rajkumari Janki Kumari, married the Raja Saheb of
Raghogarh. She died sp.
- (A) Raja Prithviraj Singh (qv)
- Raja PRITHVIRAJ
SINGH, Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1850/1876, he
was adopted by Raja Pitambar Singh as his successor,
born as Kunwar Prithviraj Singh, a descendant of a
brother of Thakur Bakht Singh; he rendered valuable
assistance to the British during the Mutiny of 1857,
by raising troops, attacking the insurgent villages,
restoring order to the area, collecting revenue and
remitting it to authorities in Agra; married and had
issue. He died 1876.
- Raja Chhatarpal Singh (qv)
- Raja CHHATARPAL
SINGH, Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1876/1884, born
1874, succeeded as a minor; married Rani Sakarwar, and
had adoptive issue. He died sp in 1884.
- (A) Raja Baldeo Singh (qv)
- Raja BALDEO SINGH,
Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1884/1892, born 10th July 1850 (#1) , he
was adopted by his cousin and predecessor, and
succeeded on his death; married and had adoptive
issue. He died sp
- (A) Raja Balwant Singh (qv)
- Raja BALWANT SINGH
O.B.E., C.I.E., Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1892/1909, born
1852, he succeeded his brother in 1892; he donated
hundreds of acres of land in order to build a college
which was named after him as the Raja Balwant Singh
College at Agra; Member of the Provincial Legislative
Council; C.I.E. [cr. 1.1.1898] in recognition of his
services during the famine of 1897; married and had
issue. He died 21st June 1909.
- Raja Suraj Pal Singh (qv)
- Capt. Rao Krishna Pal Singh, married Rani Darshan Kumari, died 1964, daughter of Rana Raghunath Chand of Mahilog, and his first wife, Rani Rudar Devi, and had issue. He died 1968.
- Rajkumari Indira Kumari, married 27th November 1941, Maharajkumar Pradyumna Singh of Dungarpur.
- Raja SURAJ PAL SINGH, Raja Saheb of Awagarh 1909/-, born 28th October 1896, he succeeded to the gadi on 21st June 1909; educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Member of the Legislative Council [1.1.1924] - [12.12.1926]; Chairman of the Etah District Board [6.1.1926] - ; Honorary Magistrate, 1st Class; married and had issue, two sons and three daughters.
- Rajkumar Digvijaypal Singh
- Rajkumar Dharampal Singh
- Rani Saheb Rukmani Kumari, married 13th December 1946 at Agra, Maharaj Sahib Rameshwar Pratap Singh of Kachhi-Baroda, and had issue, two sons and one daughter.
- Rajkumari Rajeshwari Kumari, married Kunwar Vijay Prakash Singh (Bunny) RIMC,JSW 1st Course of Tikra Estate, District -Sitapur in U.P., and has issue, one daughter and two sons.
- Gayatri Singh
- Digvijai Singh
- Jai Singh.
- Raja YOGENDRAPAL SINGH, Raja Saheb of Awagarh, married Rani Satyawati Kumari, daughter of Rawat Jai Singhji of Meja, and had issue.
- Rajkumar Jitendrapal Singh, born 1951, married 1974, Kunwarani Prabha Kanwar, born 1951, daughter of Raj Rana Hari Singhji of Tana, and his wife, Rani Marudhar Kanwar, and has issue.
- Kanwar Rishiraj Singh
- Kumari Bhoomija Kumari
- Rajkumar Devendrapal Singh
- Rajkumar Yugendrapal Singh
- Rajkumar Khadgendrapal Singh
- Rajkumar Siddhendrapal Singh, born 1964, married 1988, in Dhamli, Rani Sunita Kumari, and has issue.
- Kumari Shruti Yaduvanshi
- Kumari Siddhi Yaduvanshi
- Kanwar Raghavendra Pal Singh
- Raja ANIRUDH PAL SINGH, married Rani Anjali Devi, daughter of Rai Sahib Ranvir Singh of Reh (see Nurpur), and had issue.
- Raja YADVENDRAPAL SINGH, married 5th February 1976, Rani Shermishta Kumari, born 6th September 1953, daughter of Maharaj Bheemsinha of Arnod, and his wife, Rani Pushpa Kumari, and has issue.
- Kanwar Chander Pal Singh, born 26th January 1977 at Agra, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 26th January 2008, Kunwari Vijeta Kumari of Sirsi near Guna, Madhya Pradesh.
- Kanwar Bhumendrapal Singh, born 5th February 1978 at Agra, educated at Daly College, Indore and St. John's College, Agra.
- Kunwari Padmini Kumari, born 25th January 1981, educated at Mayo Girls College, Ajmer; married 25th April 2008, Kunwar Kamakshya Raj Singh of Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat.
- Thakurani Kamleshwari, married Thakur Shri Raj Singhji of Chickalana, Madhya Pradesh, and had issue, three daughters.
- Thakur Tursan Pal Singh
- Thakur Mahendra Pal Singh