All Gimbreres in the Netherlands, and maybe also elsewhere, owe their name to one single ancestor, Jean François Gimbrere, who moved from Antwerp to Tilburg in 1839, where he started an umbrella factory. Therefore all Gimbrères in the Netherlands are related.

The father of Jean François came from Bordeaux, but what preceded?

On this website the results of our search into this family history are presented. We have chosen a thematic approach to allow us to highlight the family history from several perspectives. This includes the risk of some duplication, which we hope you will forgive us.



The English version of the Gimbrere Family History is now available.

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