Emma (Reis) Rahn was born in 1868 in Missouri. She married Rev. Herman Rahn on October 17, 1888. The couple had six children. Rev. Rahn was born in Gasconade Co., MO, August 30, 1863. He is one of the fifth generation of the Rahn family, who have continuously carried on the vocation of the ministry. His career as a minister spanned a period of 55 years.