Mary Magdalena (Younkin) Atkins was born in on Jan. 16, 1804 in Loudoun County, VA, the daughter of Rudolph "Ralph" and Elizabeth (Hockman) Younkin.
She was baptized in the Reformed Congregation, with John George and Elisabeth (?) serving as the christening sponsors.
In Perry County, OH, on April 4, 1822, the 18-year-old Mary wedded Elijah Atkins ( ? - ? ). John Wilson officiated. This marriage is recorded in a compilation by Calvin L. McClintock of New Lexington, OH and published in Vol. XIV, No. 1 of Ohio Records and Pioneer Families published by Esther Weygandt Powell (Jan.-March 1973).
This couple has not yet been found on the 1850 United States Census.
More will be added here when learned.