Peter Ralston

1871–1954 (Age 83)
New Zealand

The Life of Peter

When Peter Ralston was born in 1871, in New Zealand, his father, Alexander Ralston, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth McMillan, was 31. He married Elizabeth Milne in 1899, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Peter Ralston
1871–1954
Elizabeth Milne
1876–1947
Marriage: 1899
Peter Ralston
1900–1981
John Alexander Ralston
1902–1990
Harold James Ralston
1904–1979
Elizabeth Ann Ralston
1905–1970
Ivy Ralston
1911–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
New Zealand
children

(5)

    Peter Ralston

    Male1900–1981Male

    John Alexander Ralston

    Male1902–1990Male

    Harold James Ralston

    Male1904–1979Male

    Elizabeth Ann Ralston

    Female1905–1970Female

    Ivy Ralston

    Female1911–1940Female

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Ralston

    Male1836–1895Male

    Elizabeth McMillan

    Female1840–1919Female

siblings

(6)

    Christina Ralston

    Female1863–1938Female

    Alexander Ralston

    Male1867–1938Male

    Male1871–1954Male

    Neil Ralston

    Male1873–1939Male

    Andrew Ralston

    Male1877–1944Male

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 16

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 22

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 25

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

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 (1)

  • Peter Ralston, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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