FATHER: Harvey Benjamin McElroy 1856-1942 MOTHER: Theresa Jane Shrider 1859-1922 HUSBAND: Paul L. Atkin 1886-1957 MARRIED: June 27, 1906 CHILDREN: * H Paul Atkin 1906-1973 * Kenneth Freemont Atkin 1908-1970 * Marcelle U. Layton 1911-1969 * Ruby Jane Shaffer 1913-1999 * Robert Clark Atkin 1919-2004 * Don Raymond Atkin 1924-1976 * Roy Arthur Atkin 1927-1989
Emma was the 5th of 8 children of Harvey & Jennie McElroy. She had a brother Thomas and sisters Isadora, Hattie, Rachel [her twin] Ida, Sarah and Thursay. Emma married Paul Atkin June 27, 1906 and they had seven children listed above. Paul passed away on June 22, 1957 at age 69. Emma died 16 years later on March 19, 1971 at age 81 in Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green. Both are buried at Portage Cemetery.