Arrival to the United States
This section has some information of how the van Beusekom clan traveled from Holland to Minnesota in 1909 and how the Elsen family did the same in 1910.
Growing Up in Delano
Ralph has included some photos and accounts of how the Herman Van Beusekom and Gertrude Elsen family lived on the farm in Delano, Minnesota in the 1920’s through 1940’s.
Van Beusekom History
This page includes some history of the Van Beusekom family in the Netherlands and the United States.
This page includes some history of the Elsen family in the Netherlands and the United States.
Here are a couple large online genealogies that include hundreds of members of our family (probably including you, too).