I am researching my Father's Family, Elwood George Asmussen, and related families.My great grandfather Wilhelm Carl Asmussen was born July 25, 1839 in Aabenraa,Denmark. His father was Peter Rasmussen, a seamen and Peter's father was Rasmus Mortensen, a tailor both from Bornholm, Denmark. Wilhelm came to America on the ship "Teutonia," November 1866 from Denmark. Wilhelm came to San Francisco shortly after his arrival in AMerica. He married Anna Heitman, daughter of Carl Heitmann and Hedvig Johannsen in San Francisco, September 22, 1869. They had three children Caroline, Carl and Alfred. Alfred, my grandfather was born December 31, 1873 in San Francisco, he was a plumber. He married Benicia Worden, daughter of Benjamin Worden and Frances Clark, May 11, 1897. Alfred and Benicia had seven children. Anna Frances, Alfred Benjamin, Felton Wilhelm, William Wallace, Elwood George, Norval Carl and Elmer Philip. My Father, Elwood was born September 20, 1908 in San Francisco, he married my Mother Frances Jacobsen of St. Louis, Mo. She was the daughter of Nels Jacobsen and Frances Nichols. Elwood and Frances were married February 5, 1940. They had two children, Judith Ann and Linda Lee. Judith married Lawrence Fogel and had six children. Jeffery, Carolynn, Lorie, Patricia, Lisa and Stephen. Linda married Edward Mullins and had three children, Eddie, Timothy and Sean.
Additional names I am researching: McBride, Ruhlander, Rodebush, McClatchy, Case, Nichols,