William Ralston1

b. circa 1708, d. August 1767
William Ralston|b. c 1708\nd. Aug 1767|p10982.htm|John Ralston|b. c 1684|p10991.htm|Dorothy Nicholson|b. c 1689\nd. c 1721|p10992.htm|||||||||||||

4th great-grandfather of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
6th great-grandfather of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for William Lemuel Horn II
     William Ralston was born circa 1708 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,3 He was the son of John Ralston and Dorothy Nicholson.2,3 He married Eleanor (—?—).3 He died in August 1767 in Augusta County, Virginia.3
     William Ralston served as a member of the colonial militia under Colonel John Buchanan in 1758. He with his son Matthew established a large plantation in Augusta County, Virginia, adjoining historic "Greenfield," owned by the Prestons.2 William Ralston's will was recorded in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1767. He divided his estate and named as one of his heirs his son Matthew Raulston who later removed to Tennessee.2

Children of William Ralston and Eleanor (—?—)


  1. [S1030] Audrey J. Lambert, "Matthew Roulston, Raulsten, Raulston, Ralston-Martha "Polly/Patsy" Moore family group sheet", 2004 (Michigan). Online. <http://www.ajlambert.com/jared/fgs_mr.pdf
  2. [S1031] J. Leonard Raulston and James Weston Livingood, Sequatchie: A Story of the Southern Cumberlands (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1974).
  3. [S1032] Audrey Jane (Denny) Lambert, online <http://www.ajlambert.com/>, Audrey Jane (Denny) Lambert (Michigan), downloaded 2006, online. <http://www.ajlambert.com/alphalst/genind14.pdf