Charles BETTANDORFF was the son of Nicholas BETTANDORFF and Harriet Unknown (BETTANDORFF).She had been married before and the name of a previous spouse was "MULKEY." (In 1900, she had 3 children living with her whose name was MULKEY).Note: The spelling may be wrong from 1900 census.
Nicholas was born in April 1854 in France. Harriet was born in Feb. 1837 in Missouri. (source: 1900 U.S. Census). Harriet had 12 children, 8 of whom were alive in 1900.Three of these at least were "MULKEY" step-children of Nicholas. Nicholas and Harriet had two sons: Charles (1882-1955) and George Walter (1887-1957).
Charles married Georgia G. CUMMINGS and they had four children, one of homs was named Margaret S. (but listed as "male" in CA Birth Index @ Ancestry.com). The other three children were Iris (b. 1915), Norman (b. abt. 1918), and John N. (b. 1922).