I am related to Micheal poeschel he is my 5th generation great grandpa.I have not been able to find much out about him either. He was born in 1809 and married to Katherine Wagner. He had four to six children Hattie hedwig,which is my great great grandma, helena, johanna, amalia, and two unknown. he was born in germany...george stark i know was a co owner of the winery with him for years. If you have any more info please share. I hope this helped and answered you question...i have noticed your last post was 2003.