JOSEPH ABNER RALSTON
1.1JOSEPH ABNER RALSTON (b. ca 1829; d. 1864, Civil War) m. SARAH UNKNOWN (b. ca 1832, VA).
JOSEPH entered the Union Army in Kenton, OH. 1850 Census shows him in Springfield Twp., Richland, OH.
1860 Census - Wyandot Co., OH, pg. 181, household #1289 indicates he was a farmer and owned real estate
valued at $2,000.
2.1WILLIAM RALSTON (b. 1854, Antrim Twp., Wyandot, OH) m. 3-13-1874,
Wyandot, OH, ALICE CLARRISA (Sarah) KENDALL
3.1 Phinney K. RALSTON (b. ca 1876)
DUDLEY HARRIS RALSTON, SR. (b. 11-16-1878, Nevada,
Wyandot, OH; d. 6-1957; buried McDonald-Fairview
Co., OH), daughter of CHARLES PETER FLEECE and SARAH TRIMBLE.
Dudley Harris Ralston was a teacher and farmer in the Jumboarea of McDonald Township, Hardin Co.,
OH. They lived in McDonald Twp. until 1919 when they purchased a farm in Lynn Twp. It was located on
Kenton-Wapakenta Road (St. Rt. 67) opposite a one-room school.
4.1 Mary Alice RALSTON (b. 5-3-1907, McDonald Twp., HardinCo., OH; d. 2-5-1987, Kenton, OH. She taught
Soc. Studies for 40 years in Kenton schools.
4.2 John William RALSTON (b. 7-31-1910, McDonald Twp., HardinCo., OH; d. 3-1977, Kenton, OH; buried
Fairview-McDonald Cemetery) m. 3-14-1936, Jeanne M. Axline. He was a Hardin Co. production farmer.
Charles Richard RALSTON (b. 3-19-1913, McDonald Twp., Hardin Co., OH; d. 8-2-1981, Kenton,
4.4 Annabelle RALSTON (b. 3-1-1915, McDonald Twp., Hardin Co.,OH) m. Richard Palmer (d. 1964) She
was a hospital nurse in Los Angles, CA, for many years.
4.5 Joseph Abner RALSTON (b. 10-13-1917, McDonald Twp., Hardin Co., OH; d. 7-14-1985, Columbus,
OH; buried Otterburn Cemetery, Westerville, OH) m. Margaret Ferguson (d. 4-1977). He was a
chemistry teacher in Westerville, OH.
4.6 George Randolph RALSTON (b. 9-19-1919, Lynn Twp., HardinCo., OH; d. 10-23-1995, Kenton, OH) m.
10-1952, Martha Madory. He was a Hardin Co. production farmer.
4.7 Robert Edward RALSTON (b. 7-20-1921, Lynn Twp., Hardin Co.,OH; d. 8-27-1986, Jacksonville, FL) m.
(1) 1945, Sarah Unknown; m. (2) 1976, Nancy Unknown. He was an accountant in Jacksonville, FL.
Dudley Harris RALSTON, Jr. (b. 5-6-1924, Lynn Twp., Hardin Co., OH; d. 4-24-1986, Kenton,
4.9 Thomas Marion RALSTON (b. 10-30-1928, Lynn Twp., HardinCo., OH; d. 1-10-1991) m. Janet Reber.
He was a Kenton Hospital pharmacist. 4.10 JAMES FREDERICK RALSTON (b. private) m. CHARLOTTE SUE STEPHENSON (b. private), daughter
of ROBERT FRANKLIN STEPHENSON and INA MONROE 5.1 CATHERINE RACHELLE RALSTON (b. private) m. DAVID SCOTT LANDOLL (b. private), son of
ROBERT EUGENE LANDOLL, JR. and DOROTHY GAIL LACEY (For children, see DAVID SCOTT
5.2 JAMES CHRISTOPHER STEPHENSON (b. private)
2.2 Joseph RALSTON (b. 1855) He was age 5 on the 1860 Census, Antrim Twp., Wyandot, OH.
2.3 Mary RALSTON (b. 1858)
(Deas) (Hicks) (Kemp) (Lacey ) (Landoll) (Ralston) (Stephenson) (Swain)