The surname Peelor was first found in Silesia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The name may originate from (or have lent itelf to) the town Bielau in Silesia and Bielen in Thuringia.
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Biehler, Bieler, Beihler, Bielert (eastern regions), Beiler, Beiller, Bihler, Bielau, Bielen, Beeler and many more.
Early Notables of the Peelor family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Peelor family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anthony Biehler, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738. John Biehler settled in Philadelphia in 1832. Paul Biehler came to Philadelphia in 1764 and Charles Bihler came to the same city in 1876. Charles Bihler arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1876..