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.

I-M223 [Subclade BY61820]
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
William Roulston/Rolstone/Rallston  c1708? unknown (Poss Boston?) 1767 Augusta (now Rockingham), VA
David Ralston 1741 Northern Ireland (Poss Tyrone) 1831 Davidson, TN
James Roulston 1746 Donegal, Ireland 1852 Donegal, Ireland
Joseph David Ralston 1760 Ireland 1812 Lancaster, PA
Samuel Roulston 1765 Donegal, Ireland 1825 Donegal, Ireland
John Tate Ralston 1774 Newberry, SC 1827 GA (Poss Lumpkin)
William Ralston 1779 Ireland 1850 Washington, PA
David Franklin Ralston 1785 Tyrone, Northern Ireland 1862 Armstrong, PA
Robert Roulston 1786 Donegal, Ireland 1860 Hants, Nova Scotia
Basil E. Ralston Sr 1805 KY (Poss Greenup) 1895 Pike, IL
Henry McCalvin Rolston 1822 Muskingum, OH 1908 Hardin, OH
 R-M269 (Subclade R-BY15421)
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
Gavin Ralston 1655 Paisley, Renfrewshire c1720 Paisley, Renfrewshire
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
 R-M269 Group 2
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
 R-M269 Group 3
Paternal Ancestor Name Birth Death
William Ralton 1722 East Dunbartonshire, Scotland unknown
James Rolston c1794 Ireland 1866 Armagh, Ireland
Robert Downey Ralston 1782 Paisley, Renfrewshire unknown