Mursan

Information

Dynasty

State

Mursan

Hindi Name

मुरसन

Time Period

1735-1818 (independent kingdom), 1818-1947 (Jagir under British Empire)

Genealogy

  • Rao Dhansur Singh, ruler of Ajabpur, married and had issues,
    • Thakur Shri Gangaram of Kheria, Thakur of Kheria, founded Kheria and Ujarai.
    • Rawat Shri Kare Singhji, Rawat of Turkia, founded the estate of Turkiya.
    • Rawat Shri Mahare Singhji, Rawat of Sarauth, established himself at Saurauth. The Thakurs of Nanau are descended from him.
    • Rawat Shri Khan Singhji, died without any heir
    • Thakur Shri Sher Singhji, Thakur of Surrakha, established himself at Surrakha, was a cavalier of repute in the army of the Lodhi Sultans
    • Thakur Shri Khemkaran(Khema), Thakur of Khemanagar, founded Khemanagar
    • Thakur Shri Makhan Singh(see below)
    • Thakur Shri Gokul Singh , Thakur of Gokul, founded the taluqa of Gorai consisting of 24 villages
  • Thakur Shri Makhan Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, founded the estate of Jawar, married a Kokhar Jat lady (residence of a village near Raya), after marriage Makhan Singh organized Jats of that area and gathered power. He constructed forts at Gausna , Sindura and Jawar, had issues.
  • Thakur Shri Garhave Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Vahan Singh of Jawar
  • Thakur Shri Vahan Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Darve Singh of Jawar
  • Thakur Shri Darve Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Sultan Singh of Jawar
  • Thakur Shri Sultan Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Abhai Chand of Jawar
  • Thakur Shri Abhai Chand, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Sheor Singh of Jawar
    • Thakur Shri Palu Singh, Thakur of Tajpur, founded Tajpur Taluqa which later came to be known as Dayalpur Taluqa
    • Thakur Shri Chhotu Singh, Thakur of Chotua, founded Chotua taluqa which later came to be known as Chotua Baldeogarh
    • Thakur Shri Ram Singh, Thakur of Sirua, founded Sirua taluqa which later came to be known as Tarsaru Taluqa
  • Thakur Shri Sheor Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Dhan Singh(see below)
    • Thakur Shri Kalu Singh, Thakur of Makrol, married and had issues, the Thakurs of Makrol
    • Thakur Shri Sahaju, Thakur of Mehtapur, married and had issues, the Thakurs of Mehtapur
    • Thakur Shri Ungan, Thakur of Anupia, married and had issue, the Thakurs of Anupia
  • Thakur Shri Dhan Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Kirat Singh of Jawar(see below)
    • Kunwar Shri Khargu Singh, jagirdar of Kanduli, married and had issue, Thakurs of Kanduli
    • Kunwar Shri Megh Singh, jagirdar of Mumreja, married and had issues, the Thakurs of Mumreja
    • Kunwar Shri Bona, jagirdar of Bona, married and had issue, the Thakurs of Bona
    • Kunwar Shri Jagajit Singh, jagirdar of Barha, married and had issue, the Thakurs of Barga
  • Thakur Shri Kirat Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Mangu of Jawar(see below)
    • Thakur Viroo, jagirdar of Maukampur, married and had issue, the Thakurs of Maukampur
    • Kunwar Hambir , married and had issues, the Thakurs of Pachgai, Sikathara and Pilkhunia
      • Thakur Sunder Singh ,Thakur of Pachgai, married and had issues
        • Thakur Shri Kalli of Pachgai, married and had issue
          • Thakur Shri ?? , Thakur of Sikathara, married and had issue, Thakurs of Sikathata
          • Thakur Shri Mishri of Pachgai, married and had issue.
            • Thakur Shri Sherdil of Pachgai, married and had issue.
              • Thakur Shri Jodha of Pachgai, married and had issue.
                • Thakur Shri Chabile of Pachgai, married and had issue.
                  • Thakur Shri Vimal of Pachgai
                    • Thakur Shri Hirde of Pachgai, married and had issue.
                      • Thakur Shri Gaju of Pachgai, married and had issue.
                      • Thakur Shri Jait Singh of Pilkhunia, married and had issues, The Thakurs of Pilkhunia.
  • Thakur Shri Mangu, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Chandai of Jawar(see below)
    • Thakur Shri Jodha, jagirdar of Tarsaro, married and had issues, the Thakurs of Tarsaro
    • Kunwar Shri Vahan Singh
  • Thakur Shri Chandai, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
  • Thakur Shri Chandra Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
  • Thakur Shri Kumar Singh, jagirdar of Jawar, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shri Nandram of Jawar
    • Kiledar Kanchan Singh, Kiledar/Castellan of Nandaigarhi(Nanda ki garhi) , joined the Ram Dal and rebelled against the Mughal Empire, appointed as the Kiledar of Nandaigarhi by his brother Nandram. Married and had issue(descendants settled at Nandaigarhi)
    • Kunwar Shri Kehari
    • Kunwar Shri Imrat Singh
    • Thakur Berisal, Chief of Kihrari, joined the Ram Dal and rebelled against the Mughal Empire, build 3 strong forts at Kihrari, Jugsana and Brijbhari. Served his brother in the campaigns of Sadabad, Nuh and Tocchigarh. Married and had issue.
  • Thakur Shri Nandram, Ruler of Jawar, inherited a jagir of 87 villages from his father, joined the Ram Dal and rebelled against the Mughal Empire, subsequently rose to became the leader of Ram Dal in the year 1657, made the Poruch Rajas of Anirudhpur and Mendu his vassals and conquered Tocchigarh from the Jadons, signed a peace treaty with the Mughal Emperor Aurangjeb in the year 1660, later he appointed as Fauzdar in the Sarkar of Koel, rebelled again in 1680s and conquered the parganas of Sadabad, Nuh, Mat, Mahawan, Kabul Khurd(Khandoli),Jalesar and Etah. Defeated Mughals at the Battle of Tocchi/Tocchigarh in the year 1686 and succumbed to his wounds. He left issue, several sons.
    • Kunwar Shri Zulkaran, eldest son of Nandram, joined the Ram Dal and became a notorious rebel, defeated the Mughals at the Siege of Jawar(1665) and died the same year.
      • Thakur Shri Kushal Pal Singh of Mursan( see below)
      • Kunwar Chatu Singh
    • Raja Jai Singh of Hathras(see Hathras,Beswan, Karil and Karas)
    • Thakur Shri Singhrai of Partapur(descendant sharer in Tocchigarh)
    • Thakur Shri Churaman, zamindar of a patti of Tocchigarh, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Shri Surajmal, married and had issue
        • Thakur Shri Bhupal Singh, married and had issue
          • Thakur Shri Sukhram Singh, married and had issue
            • Thakur Randhir Singh, married and had issue
              • Thakur Bhawani Singh, married and had issue
                • Thakur Jugat Singh, married and had issue
                  • Thakur Chob Singh(adopted around 1900 Ad by his uncle) , married and had issue
                    • Captain Thakur Bhagwan Singh, married and had issue
                      • Jagbir Singh, married and had issue
      • Thakur Shri Akhai Singh of Akhaipur
        • Thakur Shri Tara Singh of Akhaipur
          • Thakur Shri Shiv Singh of Shivsingnagara
    • Thakur Shri Yadkaran of Srinagar(descendant sharer in Tocchigarh)
    • Thakur Shri Vijairam of Harrampur
    • Thakur Shri Bhoja Singh of Bhudari
      • Thakur Shri Jagat Singh of Bhudari
        • Thakur Partap Singh
          • Thakur Kheri Singh of Kotha Patha
        • Thakur Muktawal
          • Thakur Man Singh of Tuksan
      • Thakur Shri Mohan Singh
        • Thakur Kushal Singh
          • Thakur Jagat Singh of?
      • Thakur Shri Kanjal Singh
        • Thakur Rambaksh of Kotha Patha
    • Thakur Shri Jasmant Singh of Kajraut
      • Thakur Shri Sabharam of Kajraut
        • Thakur Shri Umed Singh
        • Thakur Shri Sumer Singh
      • Thakur Shri Barisal
      • Thakur Shri Tej Singh
    • Thakur Shri Maha Singh of Bisahuli
    • Thakur Shri Bhav Singh of Birsa
    • Thakur Shri Cheete Singh of Karthara
    • 7 more sons
  • Thakur Shri KUSHAL PAL SINGH, Thakur of Mursan -/1749, he received from his uncle Thakur Bhoj Singh the grant of 2 villages Rahatpur and Makrol. He later conquered taluqa Mursan Khas from the Khokhar Jats, taluqa Baramai from the Bamrolia Jats, taluqa Puteni from Dhatra Jats, taluqa Dayalpur and Gopi from his Thenua kinsmen., increased his powers and built a strong fort at Mursan, married and had issue. He died 1749.
    • Raja Pohap Singh [aka Puhup or Bhup Singh] (qv)
    • Kunwar Duleep Singh
    • Kunwar Ghambir Singh
    • Kunwar Pem Singh
    • Kunwar Badam Singh
    • Thakur Bahadur Singh, Thakur of Bahadurpur, founded the Bahadurpur, married and had issue, The Thakurs of Bahadurpur.
  • Raja Shri POHAP/BHUP SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan 1749/1798, he greatly increased the family estate, mainly by annexing the property of the descendants of Thakur Bhoj Singh and other jagirdars in the middle Doab, and assumed the title of ‘Raja Bahadur'; he was expelled from Mursan by Maharaja Suraj Mal of Bharatpur in 1757 and he retired to Sasni, but in 1761, he recovered Mursan, which he held till 1766 when he was expelled by Najaf Khan, and he again recovered Mursan in 1785; at his zenith hemarried and had issue. He died 1798.
    • Raja Bhagwant Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Man Singh of Boin, recieved the jagir of Boin from his brother.
    • Kunwar Bharat Singh
    • Kunwar Chain Singh
  • Raja Shri BHAGWANT SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan 1798/1824, he further increased the territory, and was also granted the taluqas of Madem(owned by Dagar Jats) and Sonkh Khera (owned by Rawat Jats) in jagir by the British Government in 1795 for his service in Lord Lake's campaign; Later waged a war against the Britishers in an alliance with Raja Dayaram of Hathras and Raja Hari Kishen Singh of Beswan, Sasni was attacked by the Britishers in the year 1803 and dismantled, Kingdom of Mursan was reduced to a jagir, married and had issue. He died 1824 (or 1823).
    • Raja Tikam Singh [aka Tikam Singh] (qv)
    • Kunwar Ram Kishor

    DIRECT MANAGEMENT 1823/1824
  • Raja Shri TIKAM SINGH Bahadur, C.I.E., Raja of Mursan 1824/1878, born 1801, title of Raja Bahadur was formally conferred 3rd December 1859 in appreciation of the Rajas assistance in 1857; he was created a C.I.E., shorly before 1878; married and had issue. He died 1878.
    • Kunwar Pup Singh
    • Kunwar Nintyanand
    • Kunwar Ganga Prasad
    • Kunwar Ram Singh
    • Kunwar Kishan Pratap Singh, married and had issue. He died vp before 1878.
      • Raja Bahadur Ghanshyam Singh Bahadur (qv)
      • Kunwar Uday Singh
  • Raja Shri GHANSHYAM SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan 1878/1902, born 1851, Honorary Magistrate; the title was formally conferred on 3rd December 1859; married and had issue. He died 1902.
    • Raja Dat Prasad Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Kunwar Baldeo Singh of Chotua, was given the taluqa of Chotua by his father.
    • Kunwar Bejnath Singh
    • Kunwar Kharag Singh, born 1st December 1886, third son, he was adopted by Raja Harnarayan Singh of Hathras in 1889, and succeeded as Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh of Hathras.
  • Raja Shri DAT PRASAD SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan 1902/1933, born 1876, he succeeded to the gadi on 29th June 1902, he was appointed an Honorary Magistrated for the police circle of Mursan in March 1906; died in the year 1933,married and had issue.
    • Raja Kishori Raman Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Kunwar Radha Raman Singh
  • Raja Shri KISHORI RAMAN SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan 1933/19??, born 10th January 1914,married and had issue.
    • Raja Gopal Prasad Singh Bahadur(see below)
    • Kunwar Shri Kishen Prasad Singh, married and had issue
      • Kunwar Shri Praduman Prasad Singh, married and has issue
        • Rajkumari Yashashwani Singh
  • Raja Shri GOPAL PRASAD SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan ??/??, married and had issue.
    • Raja Buvaneshwar Singh Bahadur(see below)
  • Raja Shri BUVANESHWAR SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan??/??, married and had issue.
    • Raja Garuddhwaj Singh Bahadur(see below)
    • Kunwar Shri Dharmdhwaj Singh
  • Raja Shri GARUDDHWAJ SINGH Bahadur, Raja of Mursan from??,married.
References :-
  • The Jats rulers of Upper Doab, A Micro History of the Thenuas, Jasbir Singh
  • Aligarh, A district Gazetteer, Henry Navil
  • DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE ALIGARH DISTRICT,By Edward Atkinson
  • The Golden Book of India, Sir Loper Redbridge

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