Gimbel Family History, Pictures, and Documents
These are the ancestor families of Henry and Mayme Gimbel that immigrated to the America in the second half of the eighteen hundreds from Alsace, Hesse, and the Azores. They all came to California via New England and "around the Horn" or across the Isthmus of Panama. Manuel Dias probably came by whaling ship. One Gimbel brother returned to Philadelphia after the Civil War and his family expanded there.
Lttle is known yet about the Mathews/Mathias and Thomas families to say much here. What is known is detailed in:
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