My ancestor, Elso Matthew Auen (German) came here 18 May, 1898. He married Emma Sara Bryant Deas, (a widow who was originally from South Carolina I believe) in Minnesota and they later moved to Virginia where they raised their family.
The children are (in no particular order) Matthew Auen-married Vesia James Auen-Married Ruth William Auen-(Common Law?)wife Louise John(a twin)-Married Victoria (Catholic) Annie(a twin and my grandmother)-Married Jack Crowder Jeffrey Auen-wife Ruby Molly Deas-Married Tip Taylor Cynthia Deas-Married Harry Foldesi
If anyone knows any more about this line or would like to team up in research, please let me know.