When Richard Paul Michaels was born on 27 July 1927, in Valley Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Blaine Logan Michaels, was 26 and his mother, Ada Bell Emerick, was 21. He married Mary Belle Sherman before August 1964. He lived in Cheshire Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 2 October 1992, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States.
English, German, and Jewish: variant of Michael with patronymic, genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, the surname Michaels has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in other languages, e.g. Polish Michalski (see also examples at Michael ), and also some other similar sounding names, e.g. Polish Mikołajczyk (see Mikolajczyk ). Compare Michals , Mikels , Mikles , and Mikols .