PERGLER FAMILY HISTORY
Compiled & Researched by
Joseph Aaron Pergler
Perglers around the world
14 June 2006
Table of Contents
1. History of the Pergler
and Pergler von Perglas Family
Difference between the Pergler & Pergler von Perglas
Immigration to the United States
Immigration to England
2. Pergler and Pergler von
Antoine Pergler von Perglas (Before 1768-After 1785)
Anton Josef Pergler von Perglas (13 June 1757-1827)
Antonin Pergler (Bef 1865-???)
Barbara Pergler (1 Dec 1890-29 Dec 1981)
Bertha A. Pergler (???-1966)
Bozena Pergler (1880-After 1904)
Carl Pergler von Perglas (before 1815-after 1859)
Catherine Pergler (1793-After 1836)
Charles Pergler (Bef 1926-(1942-1945))
Charles (Karel) Pergler (6 Mar 1882-Aug 1954)
Edward Pergler (9 Jun 1916-13 Aug 1980)
Emil E Pergler (29 May 1918 – 31 Oct 1992)
Franz Pergler (About 1863-After 1887)
Freidrich Wilhelm Pergler von Perglas (About 1820-1901)
Galina Michailovna Pergler (30 Aug 1939-After 2006)
James Pergler (9 Nov 1881-Aug 1962)
Joannes Pergler (Before 1755-???)
John Pergler (23 May 1846-1 Mar 1939)
Joseph Pergler (Jan 1848-7 Nov 1906)
Josephine Pergler Budill (Abt 1880-After 1904)
Kaspar Leopold Pergler von Perglas (About 1700)
Katerina Pergler (Before 1770-After 1822)
Katharina Ludmilla Pergler von Perglas (20 May 1698-??)
Maria Anna Pergler von Perglas (22 May 1785-22 Oct 1847)
Maria Cajetane Pergler von Perglas (Before 1738-After
Marie Pergler (1909-1995)
Mary Macourek Pergler (Bef 1865-Abt 1890)
Maximilian Joseph Pergler von Perglas (1817-1893)
Richard Pergler (Before 1980-After 2000)
Richard W Pergler ((1949-1950)-After 2001)
Robert Justin Pergler (18 Sept 1971-???)
Tetyana Ivanivna Pergler (1972-After 2005)
Vaclav Pergler (Abt 1881-30 Aug 1962)
Voytech Pergler (Abt 1880-After 1905)
Ota Pergler (Abt 1915-After 1970)
Wilhelm Pergler (About 1477)
Wolf Sigismund Pergler von Perglas (16 May 1900-After
3. Places of Interest
Asch (As), Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Duchov (Dux), Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Podmokly, Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Baker, Montana, USA
the Pergler family and the Pergler von Perglas family split over religion. The Pergler family lost their title to the
land when they converted to Lutheranism (probably
as a result of the 30 year war).
The Pergler von Perglas family kept their title to the land by remaining
there were quite a few Pergler families living in the United States. This picture shows the distribution of many
but not all of the Pergler families (it is known to be missing Pergler families
in TX, GA, MI).
The Pergler family immigrated to the United States primarily from Hamburg, Germany.
number of Pergler families immigrated to London,
Baron Antoine Pergler von Perglas
was married to Countess Francoise Barzen-Dohalska von Dohalic. He is the father of Maria Anna Pergler von
Perglas (22 May 1785-22 Oct 1847).
Josef Pergler von Perglas was born on 13 June 1757 in Piwana. He died in 1827. He was married to Franziska Dohalsky von
Dohalic on 29 July 1783. She was born in
1757 and died 8 April 1791.
Pergler was probably born before 1865 in Bohemia,
based on the birth of his son, Vaclav, in 1881.
He married Mary Macourek in Bohemia
prior to 1881. Antonin was a forester
and later became a coachman for wealthy families.
Barbara Pergler was born 1 December
1890 in Chicago to John Pergler (23 May 1846-1
Mar 1939) and Marie Bodlak (23 Aug 1855-5 Jan 1921) of Bohemia. Barbara attended elementary school
and night school where she took a secretarial course. After finishing her
training she secured work with the Sears and Roebuck Company where she worked
for nine years. She was married on 25 July 1915 to Theodore
Bruha (1 Jul 1885-5 May 1971, born in Klatov, Czechoslovakia) in Baker, Montana
who had met her on a trip back to Chicago from his
work in Montana. They ranched north of Baker until 1954 when
they retired and moved to Baker. They
were members of the St. John's Catholic Church
in Baker, Montana
and he was a member of the Montana Cattlemen’s Association. Barbara died 29 December 1981, in Baker, Fallon, Montana. Her Social Security number was 516-54-7953.
A Pergler died in 1966 in Emmet County,
Michigan. She is buried in the Conway
Cemetery (Little Traverse Twp
Cemetery) in Conway, Emmet County, Michigan. The cemetery is located at Conway and Hathaway Rd (T35N
R5W Sec 12, Lat: 45° 26' 21"N, Lon: 84° 51' 46"W).
Bozena Pergler was born about 1880
in Bohemia to
Antonin Pergler & Mary Macourek. She
did not immigrate to the U.S.
in 1904 with her brother Vaclav Pergler.
Baron (Freiherr) Carl Freiherr Pergler von Perglas, Oberst
was the regiment commander of the 4th regiment from 1835 to 1843
under Emperor Ferdinand. By 1859 he was a full general and on 2
September 1859 he was given an honorary or brevet promotion “mit Titel und
Charakter” to the rank of “General der Kavallerie” by Kaiser Franz Joseph I.
Pergler was born in 1793 in Orangeburg
County, South Carolina. She married John Thomas Renew\Renou, Sr.
(born 1797 in West Smithfield, Middlesex, England) on 2 June 1818 in St. Matthews Lutheran
Parish, Calhoun, Orangeburg,
South Carolina. She died in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
sometime after 1836 (the year she had her last child).
Pergler from Cook County, Illinois
was a private in the U.S.
army in World War II. He died of wounds
received in battle.
Pergler was born Karel Pergler on 6 March (brezna) 1882 in Zavadilce, Liblin, Cechach, Bohemia. He and his family immigrated to Chicago in 1890 where he
graduated from High school. After the
death of his father in 1896, he and his mother returned to Bohemia,
ending up in Prague. In Prague Charles worked as a clerk in a
small press firm, where he became involved with the Democratic Socialist and
anti-Austrian movements. In 1903 Charles
returned to the United
States where he studied law. Starting around 1904 Charles worked at a
Czech language newspaper called the “Spravedlnost” (Freedom). In 1905 he enrolled in the Kent College of
Law graduating with his LL.B. in 1908.
Charles then moved to Howard County, Iowa where he practiced law until
1917. He was closely involved in the
Bohemian National Alliance and the Bohemian Chapter of the Socialist Party in America. In October 1918 the Czechoslavak
Republic proclaimed its independence,
and Charles Pergler was appointed the first Ambassador to the United States. In 1920 Charles became Czechoslovakia’s first Ambassador to Japan. Pergler returned to Washington,
D.C. and studied law at American University
receiving his LL.M. in 1924. In 1929
Pergler returned to Prague where he was elected
parliament, where he served for two years.
After being expelled from the Parliament under false claims that he was
not rightfully a citizen of the country, Charles returned to Washington.
From 1933 to 1936 Charles was the dean of the School
of Economics and Government at National University,
and from 1936 to 1946 the dean of the National University College of Law (now
the National Law
Center at George Washington
University). Charles Pergler wrote a number of books
during his lifetime including: The Czechoslovak State (1919), Towards the
National State (1920), America in the Struggle for Czechoslovak Independence
(1926), and Judicial Interpretation of International Law in the United States
(1954). Charles Pergler died in Washington, D.C.
in August 1954.
Pergler was born 9 June 1916 in Illinois
to James Pergler (9 Nov 1881-Aug 1962) and Pauline (Abt 1883-After 1930). He and his family most likely moved from Illinois to Ohio
between 1918-1920. In 1930 they lived in
Cuyahoga County, Ohio. His Social Security Number was 273-07-8116. He died on 13 August 1980 in Cuyahoga, Ohio
and was interred on 16 August 1980 at the Lutheran Memorial Park Cemetery in
Emil E. Pergler was born 29 May
1918 and died 31 October 1992. He was a
TSGT in the US Army and was from Cadillac,
MI. He was buried 4 November 1992 in Plot: 11 0
183 of the Fort Custer
in Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.
Pergler immigrated to the United
States alone in 1887. He sailed from Hamburg on 9 Feb 1887 aboard the
Amalssi. The ship’s captain was
Baehr. It was ship number 16 to New York. The Immigration record indicates that Franz
was 24 putting his birth year around 1863.
He was from Podmokle, Bohmen (Please see information under Podmokly).
Freidrich Wilhelm Pergler von Perglas was likely born in Wurttemburg. In 1859 he married Elizabeth Matilda Dryden
(22 April 1820-After 1859). She was born
in Addlesthorp, Co. Cloucester,
England. He died in 1901.
Michailovna Pergler (Галина
Перглер) was born on 30 August
1939. She lived at Kashirskoe Shosse 102
#55 in Moscow
Pergler was born on 9 November 1881 in Czechoslovakia. He immigrated to the United States, arriving at the port of New York
on 24 March 1904. He and his family most
likely moved from Illinois to Ohio between
1918-1920. He was naturalized on 10
March 1921 while living at 1200 E.
167th St. in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1930 he and his family lived in Euclid Village,
Cuyahoga County, Ohio. His Social Security Number was 273-07-2105. He died in August 1962 most likely in Ohio (as this is where
his death was reported).
Joannes Pergler was born in Broumy
#36 Krivoklat. He was married to Veronyka
John Pergler was born on 23 May
1846. He was married to Marie Bodlak (23
Aug 1855-5 Jan 1921) on 4 Nov 1879 in Chicago,
Illinois. His daughter Barbara Pergler stated that her
father was a very good musician. He played violin in the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra and taught piano and stringed instruments to children in that area to
support his family. He was so sensitive to music, that when one of his pupils
would make a mistake he would pull his hair and really "lose his
cool". John died on 1 Mar 1939 at the age of 92.
Pergler immigrated to the United
States with his family in 1887. He came with his wife Barbra; sons: Vaclav,
Jan and Emil; and daughters: Anazka and Franziska. The sailed from Hamburg on 5 June 1887 aboard the ship
Wieland. The Captain was Hebrik and the
ship number was #63 sailing to New
York. The Wieland ship was 2358 tons and measured
374 feet by 40 feet by 32.6 feet. It was
built in Glasgow
in 1874 by A. Stephens & Sons.
ages of the passengers listed in the Hamburg Passenger Index (Joseph 55,
Barbara 42, Vaclav 9, Anazka 8, Jan 7, Franziska 5 and Emil 3) are a general
approximation but do provide a birth order for the children. This is very important in establishing an
approximate birth year for Anazka who has not been found on any other records
to date. The record indicates that the
Perglers were from Podmohly, Bohmen (Please see information under
Podmokly). Joseph was listed as a
Pergler was born about 1880 in Europe to
Antonin Pergler & Mary Macourek. She
immigrated to Chicago, Illinois before 1904. She was married to Mr. Budill before 1904.
Leopold Pergler von Perglas was married to Maria Anna Amanda von Zedtwitz. Maria’s grandparents were born in 1639 &
Pergler was born to Joannes Pergler and Veronyka Rybka in Broumy. She was married to Franciscus Rosenbaum on 22
May 1786 in Broumy.
Graefin Katharina Ludmilla Pergler
von Perglas was born 20 May 1698 in Tissa nr Naketendoerflas. She was married to Joseph Khuen von
Belasi. He was born 25 Aug 1699 in Birkenau
and died 2 April 1767 in Chamutitz.
Baroness Maria Anna Pergler von
(de) Perglas was born 22 May 1785 to Baron Antoine Pergler von Perglas and
Countess Francoise Barzen-Dohalska von Dohalic.
She died the 22 October 1847., She was married to Baron Johann-Wenzel
Dobrzensky de Dobrzenicz on 27 Sept 1803 in Prague.
He was born 2 April 1779 in Auhrowand died in Dobrzenicz 4 March
1843. Maria Anna is the daughter of
Anton Josef Pergler von Perglas (13 June 1757-1827) and Franziska Dohalsky von
Dohalic (1757-8 Apr 1791).
Cajetane Pergler von Perglas was married to Heinrich Sigismund von Zedtwitz. He was born 30 January 1713 and died 25
December 1767. Their son Peter Anton von
Zedtwitz was born 13 April 1754 and died 20 May 1818.
Pergler was born in 1909. She married
Opal A. Hollopeter. She died in 1995 in Chico, California
and is buried at the Chico Memorial Mausoleum.
Mary Macourek was probably born
before 1865 in Bohemia,
based on the birth of her son, Vaclav, in 1881.
She married Antonin Pergler in Bohemia
prior to 1881. She died around 1890 with
two or three of her children in what is likely to have been a flu epidemic.
Maximilian Joseph Pergler von Perglas was born in 1817 in Bavaria.
Beginning in 1843, Maximilian was an emissary/ambassador to Berlin, this was followed by stations in Athens,
Hanover, Saint Petersburg,
and Madrid. In 1866 king Ludwig II entrusted him with a
special mission at the court of the French emperor Napoleon III. Beginning in January 1868 he represented Bavaria at the Royal
Prussian court and the North German alliance.
He was an opponent of the Prussian-German empire unification. However, after the foundation of the German
empire he represented Bavaria
at the Bundesrat He was dismissed by
Chancellor Otto von Bismarck into retirement in 1877. Maximilian was a Catholic. He died in 1893 in Munich.
Pergler was convicted of mail fraud, money laundering, and submitting false claims
in connection with a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare for unreimbursable
W Pergler was born in 1949 or 1950. He
was married to Colleen Jackowicz (born in 1953 or 1954) on 22 Mar 1982 in
Harris County, Texas. At the time of
their marriage Richard was 31 and Colee was 28. They were divorced on 23 October 2001 in Cooke County, Illinois. At the time of their divorce Richard was 51
and Colleen was 47 and they did not have any children under age 18.
Justin Pergler was born 18 September 1971 in Dallas County, Texas.
Ivanivna Pergler (Тетяна
was born in 1972 in the Czech
Republic. She worked as a journalist in Ukraine
Pergler was born about 1881 in Europe to
Antonin Pergler & Mary Macourek. He
came to the United States through
Ellis Island, New York in March or April 1904. He settled in Chicago with his sister Josephine Pergler
Budill. Two other siblings, Bozena
Pergler and Voytech Pergler, remained in Europe. He and his family remained in Chicago until 1919 when they moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Vaclav died 30 Aug 1962 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Pergler was born about 1880 in Bohemia
to Antonin Pergler & Mary Macourek. Voytech
went to Brno
early in the 20th century. He
later settled nearby in Blansko. Voytech
had a son Ota.
Pergler was born in Czechoslovakia
to Voytech Pergler. He became a
lawyer. He was president of the law
courts in Moravia. He ascended to the Czechoslovak Supreme Court
in 1969 or 1970.
Wilhelm Pergler was born about 1477
in Asch, Bohemia
(now As, Czech Republic
- Please see information under Asch).
Wolf Sigismund Pergler von Perglas was born on 16 May 1900 in Bayreuth,
Saxony. He married Baroness Feodora Marie Alma
Margarete von der Horst on 8 November 1924 in Koenigsberg, Prussia. She was born on 7 July 1905 in Wolka, Kreis
Rastenburg and died 23 Oct 1991 in Schrobenhausen, Upper Bavaria, Germany. They were divorced in 1931.
Asch (As), Bohemia (Czech Republic)
the westernmost state in the Czech
is located in the (Okresy) Region or County
of Teplice, in the (Kraj) State of Severocesky, which (se sidlem v) has as its capitol Usti nad Labem. It is located at 50’36 N 13’45 E. Duchov was also known as Dux.
Bohemia (Czech Republic)
are a number of cities in the former area of Bohemia by the name Podmokly. The one from which a number of Pergler’s came
is most likely the one located near Dresden,
Germany. This is based on information that Joseph
Pergler (1874-1951) was born in Duchov which is also located in Severocesky and
the assumption that most of the Perglers originated from the same area. This Podmokly is located at 50’46 N 14’12 E. It is located in the (Kraj) State of Severocesky which (se sidlem v) has as its capitol Usti nad Labem. Podmokly is in the (Okresy) County or Region
of Decin. By the 1950’s Podmokly became largely a
suburb of Decin (also Tetschen by 1984)., Podmokly is located just South-East of
Decin. It is surrounded by the small
cities of Jesenice, Popovice, Vaclavov, and Chrochvice. A book from 1942 indicates that Podmokly is
also Bodenbach – probably a name given the city by its Austrian rulers before
1918 (Bohemia was an Austrian province before 1918). In General the Bohemian area was 96% Catholic
and 2.2% Protestant in the late 1800’s.
Baker, Montana, USA
in and the county seat of Fullon
County was created in 1913 from Custer County.