AREA: 4,724 km2
RELIGION: Hindu / Bhumihar Brahmin
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The first ruler recieved the title of Raja from the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan (1628/1658). Rulers were...
Raja UGRA SEN SINGH, a Jethoria Brahmin of the Kashyap gotra and founder of the state.
Raja GAJ SINGH (son) 1659/1694, married and had issue. He died 1694.
Raja DALIP SINGH (qv)
Rajkumar Prithi Singh, married and had issue.
Raja SRIKISHEN SINGH, 1st Raja of Sheohar(Bhumihar Zamindaars) in Muzaffarpur.
Rajkumar Abdhut Singh, ancestor of the Zamindars of Madhubani in Darbhanga.
Raja DALIP SINGH 1694/1715
Raja DHRUB SINGH [Dhanpat Singh] (son) 1715/1762, married and had issue. He died spm 1762.
Rajkumari Bonga Babui, married Raghunath Singh, a Bhumihar Brahmin of the Gautam gotra, and had issue.
Raja JUGAL KISHORE SINGH (qv)
Rajkumari Chinga Babui
Raja JUGAL KISHORE SINGH 1762/1783, rebelled against the British in 1765, and the state was taken under their management. Later restored to him in 1771. He died 1783.
Raja BIR KISHORE SINGH (son) 1783/1816, married and had issue. He died 1816.
Maharaja ANANDA KISHORE SINGH Bahadur (qv)
Maharaja NAWAL KISHORE SINGH Bahadur (qv)
Maharaja ANANDA KISHORE SINGH Bahadur 1816/1838, granted the title of Maharaja Bahadur for personal use only in 1830. He died sp 1838.
Maharaja NAWAL KISHORE SINGH Bahadur 1838/1855, married and had issue. He died 1855.
Maharaja RAJENDRA KISHORE SINGH Bahadur
Maharajkumar Mahendra Kishore Singh
Maharaja RAJENDRA KISHORE SINGH Bahadur 1855/1883
Maharaja Sir HARENDRA KISHORE SINGH Bahadur (son) 1883/1893, born March 1854 (#1), Maharaja Bahadur [cr.1884], K.C.I.E. [cr.1888], married 1stly, Maharani Sheo Ratna Kuwar, died 24th March 1896, married 2ndly, 1893 Maharani Janki Kuwar, born 1870, died 27th November 1954. He died sp 26th March 1893.
Maharani Sheo Ratna Kuwar 1893/1896, died 24th March 1896.
Maharan Janaki Kuwar 1896/1897, born 1870, a Bhumihar Brahmin Princess of Seohar, unable to manage the estate, which was taken over by the Court of Wards till her death, whereupon it escheated to the state. She died sp 27th November 1954.
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