Trinidad, 1998:- Gareeb, aka Abdul Gulab, was the first child of Peerally and Kosemeea. He was born at California around 1881. When his father Peerally left California to do contract work at Poole, Gareeb, together with other children, except Isahak and Raismee, accompanied him. From there Gareeb married Jamoorath of Biche.
March 3rd 1998 marked the 125th anniversary of Peerally's arrival in Trinidad. His descendants marked this momentous occasion with a Peerally family reunion. In this piece Zahid Mohammed, a descendant of Peerally, lovingly tells the story of Peerally and Kosemeea. Haji Yacoob Ali, current President of ASJA is also a descendant of Peerally. Note that references to particular persons state is relative to 1998 as with the vagaries of time many others may have passed on. May they all be blessed.