The Migler Family History
Die Geschichte: Der Familie Mägler
By Peter Goldade
Xlibris Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, 2006, 363 pages,
Discover the Migler family's journey from the upper region of Elass/Alsace
into Czar-controlled Russia, and finally to the prairies and plains
of the United States. This book is dedicated to the author's grandparents,
Anton and Christina (nee Migler) Sander.
The Migler Family History provides historical information
about the remarkable journey and the origin of the Migler family.
The book contains family genealogical charges and historical data
tracing the author's ancestors' migration from the province of Elsass/Alsace
to the Odessa region of South Russia (today near Odessa, Ukraine).
Elsass was one of the six Catholic mother colonies of the Kutschurgan
District. The other colonies were Baden, Kandel, Mannheim. Selz,
The extended Migler family in the United States is concentrated
in the Rugby/Balta area of Pierce County, north central North Dakota.
Large numbers of Miglers who immigrated directly from Germany and
Alsace are living in the eastern United States.
Also included in the book is the story of the journey of the author's
grandparents migration from Russia to the United States. All the
data for the family records was retrieved from authenticated archived
documents from Germany, France, Russia, and the United States.
The Migler Family History is a compelling account of the
extraordinary individuals and families who shaped the Migler family.
About the author:
Goldade, was born in North Dakota and reared on his grandfather's
homestead. He served three years in the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant
in Radio and Communications. He was employed for thirty-four years
by a major U.S. Aerospace firm as a Sales Marketing Manager. Upon
his retirement, he began to devote more time to one of his hobbies
- genealogy. His quest for knowledge of his family's lineage has
spanned many years and nations. In his search for the family roots,
his travels have taken him to Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia.
The information obtained from this research, meeting long lost relatives
and his journeys end to the creation of this book, and his other
Goldade Family History, The
Jundt Family History, and Our
Relatives: The Persecuted.
Anton and Christina (nee Migler) family.
Standing back row: Aloisia, Rosalia and Maria Eva. Standing
front row: Marion. Sitting: Anton and Christina with infant
Aerial photograph of the Sander homestead
taken in the 1950s. (Photograph courtesy of Magdalena (nee Lemer)
St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Elsass,
Ukraine today. The church was built about 1891-1892. The Communists
used the church as a sports complex, a function which it still
serves today. (Photograph by Peter Goldade, 1997).
A typical house in Elsass which had
been built by the German settlers. (Photograph by Peter Goldade,
The Migler Family History
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