Family Groups

Based on y-DNA results and generally accepted genealogical records, the following ancestors of our project members within each group are related to the other ancestors in the group, i.e., share a common ancestor.  Please note that the information provided is not an endorsement, nor a disclaimer, of the genealogical record, but is merely to identify the given ancestor.

Matched Group 1: I-M223  [Subclade BY194140]
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
William Roulston/Rolstone  c1708? possibly Boston, MA 1767 Augusta (Rockingham), VA
Robert Ralston 1725 possibly Scotland 1789 Anderson, SC
David Ralston 1741 Northern Ireland (Poss Tyrone) 1831 Davidson, TN
James Roulston 1746 Donegal, Ireland 1852 Donegal, Ireland
James Rolleston c1750 Tyrone, Ireland Tyrone, Ireland
John? Ralston 1751 Unknown c1802 Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Joseph David Ralston 1760 Ireland 1812 Lancaster, PA
James Rolston 1761 Unknown 1847 Fermanagh, Ireland
Samuel Roulston 1765 Donegal, Ireland 1825 Donegal, Ireland
William Ralston 1779 Ireland 1850 Washington, PA
Robert Roulston 1786 Donegal, Ireland 1860 Hants, Nova Scotia
James Roulstone 1792 Castlederg, Tyrone, NI 1858 Waldo, ME
Basil E. Ralston Sr 1805 KY (Poss Greenup) 1895 Pike, IL
David Roulston 1813 Donegal, Ireland 1906 Donegal, Ireland
William S Ralston 1815 Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland 1890 Grant City, IA
Henry McCalvin Rolston 1822 Muskingum, OH 1908 Hardin, OH
Matched Group 2: R-M269  (Subclade R-BY15421)
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
Gavin Ralston 1655 Paisley, Renfrewshire c1720 Paisley, Renfrewshire
Gavin Ralston 1678 Campbelltown, Argyll 1733
Peter Ralston 1708 Argyll, Scotland 1795 Argyll, Scotland
John Ralston c1749 Scotland 1837 Paisley, Renfrewshire
John A. Ralston 1760 Argyll, Scotland 1823 Beaver, PA
John Ralston 1778 Paisley, Renfrewshire
Matched Group 3: R-M269 
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
Robert Ralston 1757 Armagh, Ireland 1841 Armagh, Ireland
Robert P Ralston 1780 Tyrone, Ireland 1862 Morrow, OH
Samuel Ralston 1781 Ireland 1835 Lancaster, PA
Matched Group 4: R-M269 
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
William Ralton 1722 East Dunbartonshire, Scotland unknown
Thomas Raltoun c1589 Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow, Scotland
James Rolston c1794 Ireland 1866 Armagh, Ireland
Robert Downey Ralston 1782 Paisley, Renfrewshire unknown