Peter William Ralston

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Peter William Ralston

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This is a pedigree chart for Peter [Ralston-1297]. There are additional tools below.

* Peter William Ralston
Peter William Ralston
24 Mar 1858 - 5 Jan 1949
Harlem Winnebago County Illinois United States

Brother of Janette B (Ralston) McNaughton, Isabella G. (Ralston) Smith, Martha (Ralston) White, John Thomas Ralston, Elizabeth Helen (Ralston) McKay and Thomas C Ralston

Husband of Hannah Jane McAffee

Father of Thomas James Ralston, Kenneth McAffee Ralston, Evelyn Margaret Ralston, Dorothy Jean Ralston and William John Charles Ralston

Thomas Ralston ancestors
21 Aug 1827 - 19 May 1879
Campbeltown, Argyl, Scotland
Peter Ralston ancestors
18 Jun 1791 - 18 Apr 1879
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* Thomas Ralston ancestors
1759 - 27 Jul 1833
Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland
* Peter Ralston ancestors
1708 - 1795
* Helen Maxwell ancestors
1735 -
* Margaret Picken ancestors
1765 - 09 Oct 1849
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
William Picken ancestors
abt 1738 - 13 Feb 1820
Jean Caldwell ancestors
abt 1740 -
Janet Brown ancestors
14 Aug 1802 - 12 Aug 1845
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* Charles Brown ancestors
11 Jul 1778 - 14 Apr 1850
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* Thomas Brown more treemore tree ancestors
03 May 1747 -
* Helen Dunlop ancestors
abt 1755 -
* Elizabeth Ralston ancestors
1778 - 16 Dec 1854
Brecklate, Scotland
* Alexander Ralston more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1746 - Oct 1796
* Janet Huie more treemore tree ancestors
11 Apr 1755 - abt 1799
Jean Ralston ancestors
16 Apr 1835 - 23 Apr 1924
Southend, Argylshire, Scotland
John Ralston ancestors
01 Nov 1789 - 14 Feb 1865
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* Alexander Ralston ancestors
abt 1746 - Oct 1796
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* Peter Ralston ancestors
1708 - 1795
* Helen Maxwell ancestors
1735 -
* Janet Huie ancestors
11 Apr 1755 - abt 1799
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* John Huie more treemore tree ancestors
30 Oct 1700 - 1792
* Jean McBain more treemore tree ancestors
25 Nov 1722 - 1792
Isabel Greenlees ancestors
29 Jun 1796 - 14 Feb 1879
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* George Greenlees ancestors
abt 1750 - 1832
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* John Greenlees ancestors
abt 1715 - abt 1800
* Mary Wallace ancestors
abt 1733 - 29 Jul 1772
* Martha Wilson ancestors
abt 1755 - 1825
Southend, Argyll, Scotland
* [Wilson g-g-grandfather?]
* [Wilson g-g-grandmother?]

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Peter's family history.

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Ancestor List for Peter Ralston ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
Packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

How many degrees of separation are between Peter and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Peter along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Peter's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Peter gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Peter's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Peter's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Peter's tree.

Dynamic Tree
Expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
Lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of Peter photos
Photographs and source images for Peter. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

Index of Ralstons
Shows all the Ralstons on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Peter. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Ralston DNA Connections and RALSTON G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Harlem Winnebago County Illinois United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Roscoe, Winnebago, Illinois, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Cook County Illinois United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Peter's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Peter
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Peter's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Ralston-1297 is Peter's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Ralston-1297 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Peter and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch [independent app]
Automatically search for Peter on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Peter's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Peter's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Peter's profile so far.

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Peter's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Peter or have a Ralston family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Ralston surname index, etc. The white dot for Peter indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Peter's DNA
If Peter's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Peter's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Peter's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Peter's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Peter and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Peter.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Peter's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Peter
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Peter and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Peter's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Peter's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Peter. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Peter's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for Peter
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Peter or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Peter's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Peter's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Peter, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.