Michel1 Eiden was born 1824 in Prussia Trier area, and died June 16, 1881 in Hudson Co, Jersey City NJ. Came to NY in 1846. He married Elizabeth. She was born 1830 in Bavaria, and died in Hudson Co, Jersey City NJ.
Children of Michel Eiden and Elizabeth are:
Peter Eiden, born 1858.
Joseph Eiden, born 1861.
John Eiden Sr, born November 1864 in Pennsylvania, PA; died in Hudson Co, Jersey City NJ.
5 iv. Mary Eiden, born 1866.
6 v. August Eiden, born 1868.
I am directly decended Michel and have many more family members listed in my tree. If you are researching this line, perhaps we can exchange information.