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                                  RISTON GENEALOGY

MORE CHILDREN OF ELISHA RISTON AND SARAH MAYO

3.  Rachel RISTON  b. abt 1796 in Greenbriar Co. VA (Now Monroe Co., WVA) She died after
                Feb 1837.
      +  Robert HENDERSON  b. Christian Co., KY.   Married 13 Nov 1819 Christian Co., KY. A
                Thomas RISTEN who may have been her brother signed this marriage
                 “certificate”.  (Book #6 in Christian Co., KY)
  3.  Thomas J. RISTON / WRISTON  b.  13 Dec 1800 OR 28 Oct 1801  in Kentucky  d. 28 Oct 1881
                 in Chili, Hancock Co., IL. (Might be Bowen, IL.) Buried in Providence Baptist,
                  Hancock, IL.  One source states that he was born in Virginia.  This makes more sense.
       +  Hannah BOGGESS (BOGGS)  b. 23 Apr 1800  d. 10 Sept 1846 in IL.  Married 1 Mar 1821 in
                   
Christian Co., KY.  She was the daughter of Henry BOGGESS and Anna Mary
                     (Polly) PITZER.
            4.   John Henry WRISTEN/WRISTON/RISTON   b. 28 Jan 1822 in Christian Co., Ky
                      
(moved to Macoupin Co., Illinois with parents)   d. 9 Jan 1912 in Hancock Co.,
                        Illinois.  Buried in Providence Baptist Cemetery, Hancock Co., IL. (He may be
                         buried at McGee Cemetery in Macoupin Co., IL.)
                  +  Mary Ann PITZER   b. 23 May 1827 in Christian Co., KY  d. 11 Jan 1857.  Buried in
                          Providence Baptist Cemetery, Hancock Co., IL.  Married 21 Dec 1843  in
                          Macoupin Co., Il.  Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois in 1851.  
                     5.  William Leander WRISTEN  b. 25 Sept 1845.  He went to Tabor College in Iowa
                                 and was a teacher.
                           +  Mary F. MOORE   married 20 June 1880
                      5.  John Marshall WRISTEN  b. 8 Dec 1847 Buda, IL  d. 1868 Hancock Co., IL.
                           +  Dell WINZEL (Amanda F. WENSEL/WENZEL)  married 11 Apr 1867
                                6.  Charles R. WRISTEN  b. 1869  d. Rushville, IL.  (His uncle was a Charles
                                            J. WRISTEN who married Hettie WILHITE)
                                    + Josephine A. WILHITE  m. 10 Feb 1890 Hancock Co., Il.
                                     7.  David Earl WRISTEN
                                          +  Sadie Lulu SWIGIT  (unknown dates)  b. 7 Sept 1894
                                              m. 16 April 1914 Hancock Co., Il.  (She was Indian and Dutch)
                                               8.  Otis WRISTEN  (unknown dates)
                                               8.  Paul WRISTEN  (unknown dates)
                                               8.  Mary WRISTEN  (unknown dates)
                                               8.  Daisy WRISTEN  (unknown dates)
                                               8.  Unknown female (put up for adoption while David Earl WRISTEN
                                                     was in WWI)
                              6.  John W. WRISTEN  b. 1870  d. Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL (OR b. 1880 +
                                       in Augusta, Hancock Co., IL. and d. aft 1920 in Rushville, Schuyler
                                        Co., IL
                           +  Martha A TOMLINSON  b. 20 Sept 1847 Hunphreys Co., TN. married July 1875
                                            d.  4 May 1920  Kewanee, Henry Co., Il. 
                              6.  Ella May WRISTEN  b. 14 Dec 1879  Augusta, Hancock Co., IL  d. Sept 1969 in
                                      Dixon, Lee Co., IL.
                                   + (Unknown) (Tomlinson?)  NORBERG (?)
                              6.  Emory B. WRISTEN  b. 1876 Augusta, Hancock Co., IL, d. aft 1920 in
                                      Kewanee, Henry Co., IL.
                                   + Edith BARNETT/BARRETT married 15 June 1915
                              6.  Jennie Alice WRISTEN  b. 11 Oct 1887 Augusta, Hancock Co., Il.  d. 3 Jan
                                            1969 Peoria, Peoria Co., Il. 
                                    +  Clarence LANPHER  b.  7 Oct 1870  Il.   d. 1963  New Bedford, Bureau Co.,
                                                Il.   married 18 May 1907

                               6.  Lee R. WRISTEN  b. 13 May 1886 Augusta, Hancock Co., IL  d. Dec 1965
                               6.  Mary E. WRISTEN  b. aft 1880 or aft 1887  d. aft 1920 Peoria, Peoria Co.,
                                            IL.
                                    + (Unknown) STEVER or Stever TOMLINSON?
                              6.  Maude WRISTEN  b. 13 Mar 1889 Augusta, Hancock Co., IL  d. Sept 1975
                                        Quincy, Adams Co., Il.
                       5.  George Marion WRISTEN  b. 13 Feb 1850  d. 12 Apr 1855
                       5.  Theodore Francis WRISTEN  b. 20 Jan 1852  d. 17 Oct 1853
                       5.  Thomas Claiborne/Claborn WRISTEN  b. 28 Dec 1854  d. 7 May 1917 He is
                                     buried in Dighton, KS.
                            +  Allabelle Carolyn McCOY  married 28 Dec 1884 in Hancock Co., Plymouth, Il.
                            +  Catharine MATTHEWS  b. 13 June 1839  d. 25 July 1873. Buried in Providence
                                    Baptist Cemetery Hancock Co., IL.  (She may be buried in McGee
                                    cemetery Macoupin Co., IL.)  Married 22 Apr 1858 in Bowen, Hancock
                                     Co., IL. Most of this family is buried at Primitive Provident Baptist
                                     Cemetery between Plymouth and Denver, IL.)
                      5.  Henry Alexander WRISTEN  b. 26 Feb 1859
                           +  Elizabeth HARRISON  married 6 Mar 1884
                      5.  Melvina Angeline WRISTEN  b. 28 Oct 1861
                          +  Morton B. HINSON  married 12 Dec 1883
                      5.  Charles Jefferson WRISTEN  b. 28 Aug 1863
                            +  Hattie WILHITE  married 25 Feb 1891
                     5.  Mary Louise WRISTEN  b. 27 Sept 1865  d. 20 July 1886
                      5.  Cora Belle WRISTEN  b. 5 June 1868
                            +  Beauregard HINSON  married 20 Oct 1892  in Kansas
                      5.  Lewis Edward WRISTEN  b. 20 July 1870  d. 28 Dec 1896
                           +  Juda BOWLEN  married 13 Oct 1892
                           + Rachel GRIFFITTS CAIN (Mrs.)  b. 30 May 1828  d. 31 Oct 1898. Buried in
                                   Providence Baptist Cemetery, Hancock Co., IL.(She may be buried at McGee
                                   cemetery Macoupin, Co., IL.) Married 15 Apr 1874 in Chili Twp., Hancock
                                   Co., IL.  She was the daughter of William GRIFFITTS and Mary (Unknown).
          4.  Mary Ann WRISTEN/RISTON  b. 22 May 1824 in KY   d. 24 Feb 1854 in IL.
                  +  Thomas Newington WILLS  Married 22 Jan 1843 in Macoupin Co., IL.
           4.  Sarah A. WRISTEN  b. 21 Sept 1826 in KY  d. 1 May 1855
                  +  William F. OSBURN (?)  (unknown dates)  Married on 11 Mar 1851 in Macoupin
                              Co., IL.
          4.  William D. WRISTEN/RISTON  b. 9 Sept 1828 in Christian Co., IL.  d. 5 Mar 1902 in Los
                    Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. (Fresno?)
                +  Agnes Ardelia DEW  b. 22 Jun 1829 in Potts Creek, Alleghny Co., VA  d. 2 Jan 1913
                           in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.  Buried 4 Jan 1913 in Rosedale
                           Cemetery, Ocean Park, Los Angeles Co., CA.  Married on 25 Dec 1849 in
                           Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL.  She was the daughter of Charles DEW and
                            Nancy PINKLEY/PINCKNEY.
                      5.  Anita Magnola WRISTEN  b. 20 Sept 1867  d. 29 July 1933 Tucson, AZ
                           +  Theodore SCHMIDT     Married in LA.
                           +  Walter GRADY  (unknown dates) Married 13 Apr 1885 in Santa Rosa, CA.
                      5.  Elizabeth Nevada WRISTEN  b. 29 July 1863  (born while crossing the plains to
                                 CA. d. 20 Mar 1931 in Hollywood Hospital, Hollywood, CA.
                           +  Edward Howard BENTLEY  (unknown dates) Married 31 May 1885 Fresno,
                                   CA.
                       5.  John Oscar WRISTON  b. 11 June 1856  d. 19 Sept 1857. Buried in McGee
                                    Cemetery, Macoupin Co., IL.
                      5.  Josephine “Josie” Edith WRISTEN  b. 1 Apr 1858 Macoupin Co., IL.  d. 19 Jan
                                    1944 Burlingame, San Mateo Co., CA. Has written a family history about
                                     family.  (4 volumes)
                           +  William Henry COOK Married 20 June 1883 San Jose, CA.
                       5.  Laura A. WRISTEN  b. 25 Sept 1850  d. 17 Dec 1850.  Buried in McGee Cemetery,
                                           Macoupin Co., IL.
                      5.  Maria Louella WRISTON  b. 29 May 1860  IL  d, 1947 Davisville, Yolo Co., CA.
                              +  Oluf Bernard OLUFS  d. 7 May 1999 Seattle, WA.
                                   6.  Dick WRISTEN  (unknown dates)
                      5.  Mary Virginia WRISTEN  b. 30 Sept 1851  d. 20 Sept 1893
                              +  Joseph Phillip GRAHAM  b. Il  d. near Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co., CA.  Married
                                      12 Mar 1870 near Davisville, Yolo Co., CA.
                      5.  Nancy Isabel WRISTEN  b. 8 Feb 1854  d, 27 Aug 1855.  Buried in McGee
                                             Cemetery, Macoupin Co., IL.
                       5.  Nellie Maude WRISTEN  b. 25 Feb 1869  d. 20 Dec 1913 Ocean Park, CA.
                             +  William Smith WALTERS  (unknown dates) Married 20 Oct 1889 in LA.  Both
                                              are buried in Rosedale Cemetery.
                        5.  William Barton Lee WRISTEN  b. 13 May 1871 CA  d. 18 May 1938  Stockton,
                                          San Joaquin Co., CA.
               4.  Louisa A. WRISTON  b. 11 Apr 1833 in KY.   d. 20 July 1906 in Hancock Co., IL.
                     +  Jesse BURLARD (?)  (unknown dates) Married before 1854. There are questions
                                  about whether this is the correct named “husband” and whether she
                                   had a child out of wedlock by him.
                     +  David COLLINS  (unknown dates)  Married 1 Nov 1883 in Hancock Co., IL.
                4.  Albert Clay WRISTEN  b. 23 Feb 1835 in IL,  d. 24 Aug 1894
                      +  Martha  Ann SMITH  b. 17 Feb 1836 in Hancock Co., IL.   Married 10 Dec 1856 in
                                 Hancock Co., IL.
                          5.  Valentine WRISTEN  b. 1859
                                +  Alice Virginia SCHINDEL  (unknown dates)
                                     6.  Cora Blanche WRISTON  b. 2 Sept 1897  Beaver District, Nicholas Co.,
                                            WVA  d. 1971 Craigsville, Nicholas Col, WVA
                                          +  Hansford Thomas SPARKS  unknown dates. Married 12 Oct 1918
                                                             Nicholas Co., WVA.
                                      6.  Lucy Agnes WRISTON  b. 25 July 1901  Beaver District, Nicholas Co.,
                                                  WVA.
                                           +  Milton WOODS  unknown dates
                                     6.  Margaret Thelma WRISTON  b. 30 Sept 1899 Beaver District, Nicholas Co.,
                                                  WVA.
                                           +  Clayton CUSICK  unknown dates.
                                     6.  John Thomas WRISTON  b. 1904  Beaver District, Nicholas Co., WVA
                                           +  Esther KRANTZ  unknown dates.
                         5.  Levi E. WRISTEN  b. 29 Sept 1865
                          5.  Sylvester WRISTEN  b. 21 Oct 1857  d. 20 Apr 1926
                        5.  Vilera Belle WRISTEN  b. 24 Oct 1872
                4.  Milton Washington WRISTEN  b. 28 Oct 1836 in Macon, IL.  d. 31 Dec 1912 in San
                                Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA or in Antioch.  Buried on 31 Dec 1912 in
                                Liberty Cemetery, Oakgrove Park, Antioch Co., CA. He had settled in Klickitat
                                Co., WA in 1883 via IA, KS, and CA.
                      +  Alta Jane HARRIS  b. 10 Oct 1840 in Adams Co., IL.  d. 17 July 1914 in Prosser,
                                   Benton Co., WA. Married 29 June 1859 in Adams Co., IL.  Alta was buried
                                   in July 1914 in Liberty Cemetery, Oak Grove Park, Antioch, CA. NOTE #9
                                   There is also a marriage date of 30 June 1857 in Hancock Co., IL. 
                          5.  George W. WRISTEN b. 19 Mar 1860 Hancock Co., IL  d. 9 Dec 1880 San
                                      Joaquin Co., CA. Buried in Liberty Cemetery, Antioch, CA.
                         5.  Dottie WRISTEN (?)  b. 1860
                         5.  Lela WRISTEN  (?)  b. 1876
                         5.  Hannah L. WRISTEN  b. 14 Aug 1861 Hancock Co., IL                    
                               +  William C. RAFFETY  b. 19 Oct 1841 Greene Co., IL. He was the son of James
                                       RAFFETY b. 1814 Nashville, TN and Arthanussa SAGE.  His mother died
                                       in Pike Co, IL where both James and Arthanussa moved.  William married
                                        Hannah on 19 Mar 1883 in Stockton, CA. They moved to Klickitat,
                                        Yakima/Kittitas Co., WA.     
                                   6.  Lalita W. RAFFETY  b. 12 June 1886 San Francisco, San Francisco Co.,
                                              CA
                        5.  Viola WRISTEN  b. in KS and brought up in CA.  Married 18 Nov 1885 in
                                             Klickitat Co., WA.  (Her “nickname” was “Mamie”).
                              +  George H. ELLIS  b. 10 May 1861 Jefferson Co., IA.  NOTE #10
                                  6.  Lellia ELLIS  b. abt 1887
                                  6.  Ina ELLIS  (unknown dates)
                                  6.  George ELLIS  b. abt  1891
                                  6.  Jane ELLIS  b. abt 1893
                                   6.  Carl ELLIS  b. abt 1895
                                  6.  Juanita ELLIS  b. abt 1897
                        5.  Alverdia Alice WRISTEN  b. 1 Nov 1865 IL. Married 18 Nov 1885/6 in Goldendale, OR.
                                            d.  14 July 1957 Tacoma, WA. Buried 17 July 1957 New Tacoma Cemetery.
                                            Another record says they married in Grandview, WA.
                            +  Paul Pendleton CHAMBERLAIN  b. 16 May 1863 Washington Co., 
                        5.  Oliver WRISTEN  b. abt. 1873
                        5.  Donald WRISTEN   b. abt 1875
                       5.  Liddie (Lidda, Lattie) WRISTEN   b. 1867 Adams Co., IL  
                              +  (Unknown) SMITH lived in CA
                       5.  Emmet WRISTEN  b.  abt 1871  lived in Bickleton
                       5.  Dillard R. WRISTEN  b. 1872 Adams Co., IL  d. 10 Dec 1882 San Joaquin Co., IL. Buried
                                Dec 1882 Liberty Cemetery. (Could also have been Willard R.)
                       5.  Claude WRISTEN  b. 1874  Il.
               4.  Martha Jane WRISTEN  b. 9 Dec 1840 in IL.,  d 26 Apr 1935.
                    +  (Unknown) LUCENT  (unknown dates)
                    +  Henry SMART  (unknown dates)  Married 8 Dec 1859 in Hancock Co., IL.
        +  Sally ROGERS  (unknown dates)
        +  Nancy FIREMAN   b. 1806  d. 8 Jan 1866 in Hancock Co., IL.  Married 6 Dec
                    1848 in Montgomery, Madison Co., IL.  Buried in Providence Baptist Cemetery Hancock
                     Co., IL.  (Some say her surname was TOSEMAN.)
         +  Mary ECKELS (Mrs.)  (unknown dates)  Married 20 Apr 1895 in Adams, IL.
  3.  Elizabeth RISTON  b. 1802 (The LDS has an Elizabeth CLIFFORD with parents Elisha
             CLIFFORD/RISTON and Sarah Ann MAYZE b. abt 1795) THIS MAY BE
             INCORRECT AS SOME SAY SHE WAS UNMARRIED.  Born in Kentucky.
       +  Peter BERRY  married 10 Aug 1821  (another name associated with this RISTON is a
                   Joshua A. Kelly ?)
  3.  Nancy RISTON  b. abt. 1804  in Kentucky   d. after 1837
        +  James NEWCOMB  (NEWSOM) (unknown dates)  Married 11 Sept 1832 by marriage
                bond in Hopkins Co., KY. page 392.
             4.  George NEWCOMB  b. abt 1837 in KY  d. after 1 Oct 1850
             4.  Elizabeth NEWCOMB  (unknown dates)

 

 

 

 

 



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