Looking for information on Abraham Michael, b. abt 1770's, perhaps in Hudson Valley, NY. Married Margaret Weatherwax, whose lineage is from Palatine Debtors. Abraham Michael owned a sawmill on Hoosic Creek in Schohaire in 1820. Family moved to Shelby, Orleans Co. where Abraham died, 1823. Son John J. Michael b. 1811 in Albany Co. moved to Lowell, IN in late 1830's. Died 1896, Coldwater, MI. Male line from there is William Henry Michael 1847-1929, Loren Porter Michael, 1847-1946, who was Chief Mechanical Engineer Chicago & Northwestern RR., Robert Evan Michael, 1917-1994, of Elmhurst, IL, Loren Howard Michael, b. 1945, Brian Lee Michael, b 1968.