Ephraim Patterson Ralston

21 December 1844–9 May 1923 (Age 78)
Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ephraim Patterson

When Ephraim Patterson Ralston was born on 21 December 1844, in Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, George Washington Ralston, was 21 and his mother, Sidney Jane Courtright, was 20. He married Emma Jane Dawson in 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Russia Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 9 May 1923, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Patterson Ralston
1844–1923
Emma Jane Dawson
1839–1925
Marriage: 1867
Chester Fairman Ralston
1870–1928
Anna M Preston
1871–1961
Mary E Ralston
1871–
Lou Ada Ralston
1873–1910
Minnie Bell Ralston
1874–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1867
Smithfield,Jefferson,Ohio
children

(5)

    Chester Fairman Ralston

    Male1870–1928Male

    Female1871–1961Female

    Mary E Ralston

    Female1871–Female

    Lou Ada Ralston

    Female1873–1910Female

    Minnie Bell Ralston

    Female1874–1894Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 16

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1865

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands or barony of Ralston near Paisley, in Renfrewshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ephaim T Ralston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ephrim Ralston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ephraim Ralston, "United States Census, 1920"

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