Janette Ralston

22 June 1780–
Southend, Argyll, Scotland

The Life of Janette

Janette Ralston was born on 22 June 1780, in Southend, Argyll, Scotland as the daughter of Janet Howie Howard.

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Family Time Line

Janet Howie Howard
1753–1822
Margaret Ralston
1769–
James B Ralston
1770–
Jean Ralston
1773–
Helen Nellie RALSTON
1775–1855
Elizabeth Ralston
1778–1854
Janette Ralston
1780–
Mary Ralston
1782–1861
Mary Ralston
1782–
Peter Ralston
1785–1869
John Ralston
1789–1865
Nancy Ralston
1791–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Margaret Ralston

    Female1769–Female

    Male1770–Male

    Female1773–Female

    Helen Nellie RALSTON

    Female1775–1855Female

    Elizabeth Ralston

    Female1778–1854Female

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 22

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 43

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Jannet Ralston, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jannet Ralston, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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