Is your surname Gillet?

Research the Gillet family

Colas Gillet's Geni Profile

Records for Colas Gillet

207,817 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Related Projects

Colas Gillet

Birthplace: Liège, Liège, Wallonie, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Husband of Okänd? Gillet
Father of Jean Gillet

Managed by: Tobias Hellsten
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Colas Gillet

It is told that Colas Gillet in the year 1597 or 1598 helped Louis de Geer while escaping to Holland. To fool the Spanish guards, Colas changed clothes with de Geer and took his chain and ring. According to a note in an 1937 issue of the 'Vallonättlingen' this chain and ring now is exhibited at the 'Carolina Redeviva' library in Uppsala, Sweden.

view all

Colas Gillet's Timeline

Liège, Liège, Wallonie, Belgium
Age 45
Mormont, Luxembourg, Région wallonne, Belgium