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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][image_slider_no_space on_click="prettyphoto" height="400" navigation_style="light" images="16184,16190,16183,16182,16185,16186,16187,16188,16191,16192,16189"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1509039354750{padding-top: 64px !important;}"][vc_column_text]Kerpaul Kaur Hayer’s grandfather Diwan Singh Sall, arrived to Canada on a ship in 1907. Diwan Singh worked at a sawmill on Vancouver Island...

On the road in front of the old Gurdwara where now a Gurdwara stands in the shape of a fort is the three and a half acre land which was earlier owned by Bhai Sunder Singh, Bhai Hari Singh and Bhai Karam Singh Babber from...

Sohan Singh Birak was born on July 1, 1944 in the village of Virk, district Jalandhar, Punjab. Sohan Singh came to Canada on May 3, 1960 to Lake Cowichan, BC after being sponsored by his sister, Kashmir Kaur Johal who came to Canada in 1956....

Mohindar (or ‘Moe’) Singh Gill was born on November 12, 1943 in the village of Chananwal, located in Punjab, India. He came to Canada as a young boy in October 1955 with his mother and younger sister. They took a plane from Calcutta and came...

Dalip Singh Gill was born in the village of Dalla, Punjab in approximately 1886. Dalip’s father’s name was Fardar Singh Gill and his mother’s name was Bhani Kaur. Dalip Singh was married to Har Kaur and fathered three children in India: Govind Kaur, Joginder Singh and Inder...

Gian Rai’s grandfather  first came to Yuba City, California from his village Morawali, Dsitrict Hoshiarpur in Punjab, India in the early 1900s (possibly 1904) where his brothers’ Dalip and Deva Singh, were already working on a local farm. Dalip Singh had been a passenger on the Kamagata...

Asa Singh Deo [1] Asa Singh Deo was born on January 18, 1890 in the village of Kharaudi, District Hoshiarpur. When he departed Punjab to come to North America, he was travelling with ten to fifteen villagers from the Mahalpur area including, Tara Singh Siddoowho accompanied...

In 1924 Nand Singh Banga who had been residing in Canada since 1920, returned to India to marry.  Within the year, as was the law at the time, Nand Singh returned to Abbotsford with his new wife, Dhan Kaur.  A stranger in a foreign environment,...