↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYZ5-TX1 : 10 February 2018), Gavin Ralston, 23 Aug 1791; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,004..
Name: Gavin Ralston
Birth Date: 23 Aug 1791
Baptism Date: 25 Aug 1791
Baptism Place: Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland
Father: John Ralston
Mother: Isabell Brown
FHL Film Number: 1041004
↑ "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKJ-C2B : 10 February 2018), Gavin Ralston and Jane Montgomery, 26 Nov 1824; citing Southend,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
Find A Grave: Memorial #53434870 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 13 September 2018), memorial page for Gavin Ralston (1791–22 Apr 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53434870, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .
1850 US Census
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M85N-32Y : 12 April 2016), Garvin Ralston, Caledonia, Boone, Illinois, United States; citing family 20, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).