The previous name of the family was Gremsperger who received the nobility of coat of arms and the name was changed to be Geréby with the title of nobility Ötömösi on 8th October, 1840. That time the Ötömösi Geréby family moved to Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun county.
Gyula Ötömösi Geréby founded Manor Geréby in Lajosmizse. Being a prestigious agronomist and patron of the poor he established an internationally acknowledged stud in the farm. As a qualified economist, he turned it into a model farm.
The mansion as centre of the farm and house of the family was built at the end of the 1800’s by Sir Geréby. The building itself is of eclectic style, dominated by mainly neo-baroque and classical elements.
Gyula Geréby died in 1918 at the age of 51, his wife died in 1941 at the age of 65. They both are buried in the cemetery of Lajosmizse. However, their daughter Katinka emigrated to Argentina, where she died in 1989. nyugszanak. Lányuk, Katinka, Argentínába emigrált, ahol 1989-ben hunyt el.