Dosan married Helen Lee Ahn in Seoul and came to San Francisco on October 14, 1902. They had five children together. Their children were all born in the U.S. and were the first Korean family with all children born as American Citizens. 


Helen Lee Ahn

Wife of Dosan & Mother

The Family picture is from 1942. Dosan left the family in 1926 and  died in a Japanese Prison in Korea in 1938. Top - Left to Right: Ralph Ahn youngest son, Philip Ahn oldest son, Philson Ahn second son. Bottom - Left to Right: Soorah Ahn youngest daughter, Helen Lee Ahn (Yi Hye Ryon), Susan Ahn Cuddy oldest daughter.