↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTJS-C38 : 10 February 2018), William Ralston, ; citing Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland, reference - 2:16BJ0ML, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
↑ "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKJ-422 : 10 February 2018), William Ralston and Elizabeth Andrew, 23 Aug 1822; citing Southend,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
↑ "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPF-7H1D : 11 March 2018), Wm Ralston, 1842; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm .
Find A Grave: Memorial #53432589 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 05 August 2018), memorial page for William Ralston (5 Jun 1794–17 Sep 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53432589, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .
1841 Scotland Census
Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.