John W, Ralston

Male16 March 1864–27 January 1875

Brief Life History of John W

When John W, Ralston was born on 16 March 1864, in Ohio, United States, his father, George Washington Ralston, was 40 and his mother, Mary Catherine Courtright, was 26. He died on 27 January 1875, at the age of 10, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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George Washington Ralston
Mary Catherine Courtright
Nancy Jane C Ralston
John W, Ralston
Elizabeth Catherine Ralston
Frances Isabelle Ralston
Francis S Ralston
Henry Lewis Ralston
Robert Hamilton Ralston
Charles Spurgeon Ralston
Howard Fairman Ralston

Sources (1)

  • John W Raleton in household of George W Raleton, "United States Census, 1870"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 4

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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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