Re:John Francis Michel - Born 1871; Austria; immigrated 1888-1889 ? came to US on cousins's passport; Married Mary Lipke in Ironwood MI after he served in Spanish American War. Homesteaded in Lamar CO; died in CO 1929. Had 2 children Mary Frances and George. Very secretive about family ? connection with Hapsburgs f/ Austria ? immigrated to evade Austrian Military or assasinations occurring prior to 1890's.