Father's Name: Andreas Gassmann Mother's Name: Katharina Albietz
Andrew was born in Bruchsall, Baden, , Germany. He married Anne Kaiser 06 Feb 1812 in Katholisch, Hochsal, Waldshut, Baden, Germany. Following Anne's death in 1839 he married Catherine Swope on May 17, 1842. Catherine was born Abt. 1821 in Wurttemberg, Germany.
Record of the Gossmans' arrival in the United States. The source is the Passenger Arrival List for Philadelphia, from 1800-190?. Microfilm# M360-120, from the federal archives in Laguna Niguel, CA (listed in the phone book as the Los Angeles archives): 614833 GOSSMAN, ANDREAS Accompanied by: ANNE Sex: M Destination: U.S. Port of entry: Philadelphia, PA Vessel: ship Xeno Phone Date: 6-17-1817 614834 GOSSMAN, ANNA Accompanied by: ANDREAS Sex: F Destination: U.S. Port of entry: Ditto (Philadelphia, PA) Vessel: Ditto (ship XenoPhone) Date: Ditto (6-17-1817)