I'm not sure if we are looking for the same individual..
Wilhelm Perlitz (DOB 1854) born in Germany. Married Madeline (DOB 1860). They had four sons and one daughter.
In 1910, they were living in Manhatten, NY. They're sons were named Wilhelm, Wlater, Herman, Christian, and the daughters name is unknown. Wilhelm, the son, was born in Germany in 1879 and he served in the U.S. Navy until 4/20/1918. He married Frances who was born in CT in 1881. They had three children and later moved to Annapolis. There was William F. Perlitz, born on 8/18/1902, Victoria Perlitz, and Mildred Perlitz.
If any of this matches up somewhere let me know and I can tell you more.