John H. Schassen (Johannes Heinrich von Schassen)
brother of Henry, Trinchen, Annie and Emma in Germany, was born 1862 in Ritsch (baptized in Assel) Hanover Province, Germany, the son of John and Margaret (Witt) Schassen, and came to the United States as a young man, settling on a farm in the Kent area of S Sherman County, Oregon. When John H. became a naturalized citizen of the United States, he "americanized" his name by dropping the "von" from his last name.

John H. married Marguereta Maria (Margaret) Patjens, also from Hanover Province, in The Dalles, Oregon on October 22, 1887.  John H. and Margaret had 5 children. Their names are: John A. Schassen, Emma Schassen, Anna M. Schassen, Lillian Schassen, and Hilda Schassen.

John A. Schassen
married Martha A. Peters date at a place unknown at this time.   They had 4 children.  Their names are: Elsie Schassen, Gustave H. Schassen, Rodell J. Schassen, and Lillian Schassen.

Gustave H. Schassen
married Frances D. Wallace in 1949 in Portland, Oregon.  They had 1 child.  His name is:  Henry Rodell Schassen.

Henry Rodell Schassen
married Leslie L. Bjornsson on Feburary 25, 1984 in Clackamas, Oregon.  They have 2 children. Their names are: Michael Ryan Schassen and Jared Paul Schassen.

Michael Ryan Schassen
married Angelena M. Bossen on December 7, 1996 in Oregon City, Oregon.  They have 3 children.  Their names are Ryne Brookes Schassen, Kylee Anne Schassen, and Taylar Nicole Schassen.

Jared Paul Schassen
He has one son, John Paul (JP) Schassen.