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1839, George Michaels is in Seneca Co.
His obituary was found in Sandusky, Wyandot, OH paper, dated,Thursday, 14 Sep 1899:
Aged Pioneer Resident of this county found Dead in Bed Monday Morning
George Michaels No More
He was one of Our Earliest and Oldest Settler, a Grand Man andAttained an Age of Nearly Ninety-four Years. The funeral OccurredTuesday Afternoon.
The venerable George Michaels, one other oldest and earliest pioneerresidents of Wyandot county, was found dead in bed at the home of hisson-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wentz, in Richmondtownship, Monday morning, death having supposedly come during thenight while the old gentleman was asleep. The funeral occurred lastTuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Interment being made in the Bachmanncemetery, in Salem township.
Mr. Michaels was one of the grand old men in the county, having comehere in its early history and for years labored industriously to clearaway the forest so that future posterity could reap the benefits ofhis industry. Had Mr. Michaels lived until the 22d instant he wouldhave been ninety-four years of age. He was the father of Ex-Sheriff Michaels, of this county, now deceased. Another child, a daughter,married Jim Wright, a Wyandot Indian, and went west with the Wyandots in 1843, and his lived there ever since, never returning here even to visit.There are four other children living: Hugh Michaels, of Indiana, Mrs. Jacob Wentz and Mrs. Amanda Coppler and Ross Michaels.