Johann (Jean) Kasper (Gaspard) Michel, born in 1702, Bamberg, Germany, son of Johann Heinrich Michel and Elizabeth Speiss (Zee), married Anne Marie Strimphel in 1743, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.
Simon Gaspard (Gasper, Gaspar) dit Picard, born about March 1745/46 in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, son of Jean (Johann) Gaspard (Kasper) Michel and Anne Marie Strimphel. Simon married Marie Jeanne Luquette.
A family reunion is being planned for all descendants of this family. The initial planning of this reunion will begin May 4th, 2002, at the Kaplan High School Cafeteria in Kaplan, Louisiana at 9:00 AM. We invite you to attend and encourage your input and response. For further information, please contact one of the following, Debra Perry-Abshire <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Charlotte or Joe Gaspard <email@example.com> or Don Gaspard <firstname.lastname@example.org>.