My Great Grandfather- Came to the USA in 1854. 1860 census shows him in New York and the 1870 census shows him and his wife Dorothea (Semmler or Simmler) in San Francisco through 1920. Children's names were: Margaretha Dorothea Elisabeth (Lizzie) 1860-, Barbara 1863-1951, Julia (married Henry J. Reuman) 1866-1951 , Henry 1869-1913, Fredrick 1871-, George 1876-1952, Alfred 1878-1965, and Milton (My grandfather)1884-1965.
In San Francisco was a cook at the Russ House
Any information about Edelfingen families or the Becher family would be greatly appreciated!