Ancestor name

Comment
Where the descendants live today

The Scholars

Aaron B. Benjamin Porges (Porjes)
(b. Prague 1650) Rabbi in Prague

Joseph ben Judah Loeb Porges (ca 1670)

Moses ben Israel Naphtaly Hirsch Porges
(b. ca 1600 Prague, d. 1670 Jerusalem)
Rabbi and emissary of the Ashkenazi community of Jerusalem.

Shmuel ben Leib Porges
Scribe of the Jewish community of Bonzlau (Bohemia) (ca 1734)

 
Adolf Porges
Cajle-Slovakia 1843-1931

His descendants live in the U.S.A.
Including Stephen W. Porges, professor of psychophysiology at the University of Maryland.

U.S.A.
Adolph Porges
(b. France, d. 1944)
  U.S.A.

Alfred Porges
Vienna, 1902-1978

Had a prominent role in the Austrian Government in the 1970's
His siblings live in Austria, Australia and U.S.A.
Austria
Australia
Switzerland
U.S.A.
Antoni Asher Anchel Porges
b. Transylvania 1871, d. 1940
Originated in Transylvania (Cheo Silvana (Simleu Silvaniei), Oradea, Turda) Israel
U.S A.

Alois Porges
Bohemia

His descendants include :
- the writer and cartoonist Paul Peter Porges (aka PPP)
- Max Porges (Wieselburg Austria 1884 - Buenos Aires 1963), motorcycle manufacturer in Vienna.

U.S.A., Argentina, Peru
Arthur Porges
b. USA 1915
Irwin Porges

1909-1998
brothers

Two American writers :
      Arthur : Science fiction
      Irwin : biographer of E. R. Burroughs

U.S.A.
Carl Porges Banker, Germany? Austria?  
Ede Porges School Directorn Born in Prague (Czech) (18/05/1819)
and died in Pècs (Hungary) (01/10/1904)
?
Edmund Porges
Vienna, 1872-1917
Journalist
Biography in German
?
Eduard Porges
b. Pressburg 02/06/1891, d. 1967
  Bratislava, Slovakia
Eleazer Porges
b. Vienna ca 1835
and his descendants who live in the U.S.A.
Includes Pr Robert F. Porges of NYC
U.S.A.
Esther Porges
(b. 1804, d. 1859)
Josefov (Prague)
Great grand mother of Frederick Austerlitz (b. 10/05/1899 Omaha NE, d. Los Angeles 22/06/1987) aka FRED ASTAIRE. U.S.A.
Friedrich Porges
b. Vienna 1890, d. Holywood 1977
Movie director
U.S.A.
Gyula (Eduard) Porges
b. Slovakia ca 1860
including his descendant Tibor Porges who emigrated to Santiago de Chile where he became exporter of hard woods to Europe. Author of "Judeas Odysee" a book of poems, published in Santiago in 1967.

U.S.A.
Chile

Heinrich Porges
b. ca 1875 Schestajowitz Bohemia,
d. ca 1942 KZ Poland

His descendants lived in Prague.
Most perished in concentration camps.
(not related to the musician Heinrich Porges)

 
Henry Porges
b. Prague 1831, d. Chicago 1914
His descendants live in Chicago.
U.S.A.
Ignàc Josef Porges
b. Prague 1812, d. 1890
Painter.
Provided the portrait of Rabbi Salomon Judah Rapoport in 1843.
 
Ignatz Jitzchak PORGES
(b. 1874 Dunaszerdahely,
d. 1928 Scenz)
Descendants of Rabbi Simeon OPPENHEIM (b. Bratislava, Slovakia, d. 1852 Bratislava, Slovakia) Israël
His descendants live in New York City, Philadelphia and Miami
U.S.A.
Jacob Porges I
Prague 1800
His descendants live in New York City and Israël.
Including the PHOTOGRAPHER Dan Porges
Biography and complete photo portfolio of Dan Porges
U.S.A.
Israël
Jacob Porges II
Prague 1850
Migrated to the U.S.A. ca 1870,
His descendants live in Atlanta and Salt Lake City
U.S.A.
Jacob Porges III
b. ca 1830
His descendants live in the U.S.A. (New Jersey, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama).
U.S.A.

Jonàs Simon Porges
Prague

His descendants, live in France, Australia, U.S.A..
Includes Jules Porges (1839-1921), diamond magnate and mining entrepreneur.
U.S.A.
France
Australia
U.K.
Joseph Porges
Austria, 1875-1920
Moved from Austria to Butler, Pennsylvania,
His descendants live in New York.
Includes Dr Andrew J. Porges (NYC).
U.S.A.
Josepha Kraigher Porges
(1857-1937)
Writer, wife of theater playwright Karl Porges
Austria?
Julius Porges (b. Tucensky Svaty Martin near Bratislava?, ca 1900) Family of K. Shelly Porges and Amos Poe U.S.A.
Lipman Porges
b. Prague ca 1800
His descendants live in the U.S.A..
Includes late Walter Rudolf Porges, television news executive (ABC).
U.S.A.
Austria
Ludwig Porges
Brnö 1880-1909
His descendants live in Bonn
Germany

Maximilian Porges
in Krnov (Czech) ca. 1840

No information
Czechoslovakia
Maurice/Morris Porges
(b. Vienna(?) ca 1900,
d. Chicago ca 1932)
His descendants live in Pittsburgh PA and California U.S.A.
Moritz Porges
Prague (1857-1909)
A professional chess player Czechoslovakia
Moses ben Israel Naphtaly Hirsch Porges
b. ca 1600 Prague
d. 1670 Jerusalem

Rabbi and emissary of the Ashkenazi community of Jerusalem.
Descendants : the prominent Porges von Portheim family.
Biographies of Moses, Leopold Juda, Eduard & Max Porges von Portheim.
Memoirs of Moses Porges von Portheim in German and French.

Austria
Czech rep.
Germany
Natan Porges
(b. Miretice, Czekoslovakia ca 1790)

Their descendants established the ATAS textile factory in Besenov near Prague.
Families Taussig, Lustig & Fantl are mentioned.
Descendants : families Polan (UK), Har-Zvi (Israël) Greenstein (Israël) Shahak (Israël)

UK
Israël
Nathan Porges
b. 1848 Prossnitz (Moravia)
d. 1924 Würzburg (Germany)
Rabbi and bibliographer,
His descendants live in Australia and Germany
Australia
Germany
U.K.
Nenad Porges
b. Zagreb 1946
Croatian politician, Minister Counselor, Adviser to the Prime Minister, Deputy Minister of Economy, Croatian Embassador in Washington
Croatia

Otto Porges
(b. Brandeis an der Elbe (Bohemia) 1879,
d. U.S.A. 1967)

Born  Brandeis an der Elbe (Bohemia), moved to Teplitz , then to Prague where he studied medicine. Professor of Internal medicine at the University of Vienna (Austria) where he became very famous in his field (gastro-enterology). Migrated from Vienna to the USA in 1938.
Descendants :
Maria Porges, artist in California
Franziska Porges Hosken , Journalist / Photographer
U.S.A.
Paul William Porges From Baku to Chicago to California U.S.A.
Philipp Porges
b. Bohemia 1856
d. Vienna 1925
Industrialist in Brnö
U.K.
Rudolph Porges
b. Prague, d. 1972
U.S.A., U.K., Belgium

His descendants live in France.
Founders of Porges Laboratories, a French manufacturer of catheters and medical devices.

France
Salomon Porges
b. Neuern/Nyrsko, Bohemia 1842
d. Spittal an der Drau, Carinthia 1918
Physician
Austria
Columbia
Germany
Holland
Sweden
U.K.
His descendants live in the U.S.A. ( Idaho, Texas, New York, Maryland)
U.S.A.
Simon Porges
1801-1869
Includes the musician Heinrich Porges (b. Prague 1837, d. München 1900) and his daughter, the dramaturg Elsa Bernstein (b. Vienna 1866, d. Munich 1949)
Austria
Germany
U.S.A.
Mostly of Hungarian origin.
Three families and their descendants
U.S.A.
Canada
Israël
Belgium
Franz Kafka's grand mother was born Esther Porias
Family tree of Franz Kafka
Czech republic
Origin : Presburg and Ilava Czech and Slovakia
Purjesz from Hungary
Czech republic
Hungary, Israël
U.S.A.

Porges quotes on the Internet
and in Press Releases

(No family information)

Diana Porges
Director at the Enterprise Agency of North Kent (U.K.)

Gustave Porges
Quartermaster, American Expeditionary Force WWI, and his immediate family. d. 1940

Lars-Ingo Porges
Engineer in Chemnitz (Germany)

Michael A. Porges
Manager of Andersen Consulting's New York Dot-Com Launch Centre

Dr. Yair Porges
Head of Einayim, the Kiryat Ata Eye Clinic in Israel

Serena Porges
Serena Porges is an independent consultant .... (U.S.A.)

France
Germany
Israël
U.K.
U.S.A.