Howard Fairman Ralston

Male19 November 1875–4 February 1941

Brief Life History of Howard Fairman

When Howard Fairman Ralston was born on 19 November 1875, in Ohio, United States, his father, George Washington Ralston, was 52 and his mother, Mary Catherine Courtright, was 38. He married Allie M. Taylor in December 1901. He lived in Wells Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 4 February 1941, at the age of 65.

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Howard Fairman Ralston
Allie M. Taylor
Marriage: December 1901

Sources (4)

  • Howard F Ralston in household of George Ralston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Howard F Ralston, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Howard F. Ralston, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1901
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Ralston (Renfrewshire), composed of the personal name Raoul, a vernacular form of Ralph , + Scots toun ‘farm, village’.

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

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