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RISTON GENEALOGY

Other children of William Henderson RISTON and Elizabeth Mumford TAYLOR.
 
   4.  Miles Lloyd WRISTON  b.  1827  d. 7 Apr 1876 Mecklenburg Co., NC.
            +  Mary Elizabeth SPRINGS  b. 1836  She is the daughter of Adam  Alexander  SPRINGS
                            1810-1855) and Eliza  MARCH (1812-1864).     

                5.  Alexander Springs WRISTON  b. abt 1849 NC     Died in infancy
                5.  Louisa Sholer WRISTON  b. abt 1851 in NC. Died in infancy
                5. Anna WRISTON b. abt 1853 NC.  Died in infancy
                5.  John WRISTON  b. abt 1855.  Died in infancy
                5.  William WRISTON  b. abt 1857  NC.  Died in infancy
                5.  Richard WRISTON  b. abt 1859.  Died in infancy
                5.  Ada Lloyd WRISTON  b. 1861 NC   d. 4 Apr 1931  Buried in Elmwood.
                              Cemetery, Charlotte, NC
                   +  George H. BROCKENBROUGH  d. 1 May 1925  Married 23 Apr 1884
                        6.  (Female) BROCKENBROUGH  (unknown dates)
                               +  George D. WHITE  (unknown dates)
              5.  Elizabeth Taylor (Bessie) WRISTON  b. 1866 NC
                   +  J. A. DURHAM (unknown dates)
              5.  Minnie WRISTON  (unknown dates)  Minnie is a descendent of Capt. Basil GAITHER
                            and is listed in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
                            Volume 65 page 271.  See below with Lucie.
              5.  Henry Miller WRISTON  b. 1868 NC  d. 20 Mar 1893
              5.  Lucie Camille WRISTON  b. 1871 NC.  Lucie  is a descendant of Capt. Basil
                            GAITHER and is listed in the National Society of the Daughters of the American
                            Revolution Volume 75, page 157 and  is the great granddaughter of John MARCH and
                            Betsy GAITHER, great-great granddaughter of Basil GAITHER (1757-1802) and
                            Margaret WATKINS.  Basil served in 1777 as lieutenant and captain in Captain
                            Briscoe's company, Maryland militia.  He was born in Elk Ridge, MD and died in NC.      
                 +  Waldo B. RYDER (unknown dates)
              5.  Ella Oatie/Oats WRISTON  b. 7 Mar 1875 NC
                  +  B. Rusle Lee DURHAM or LEE  (unknown dates)
       4.  Margaret Elizabeth WRISTON  b. May 1825 in Charlotte, NC.  d. 5 Nov 1826 (1 year,
                6 months) in Charlotte, NC.
       4.  Wesley Hilton RISTON  d. bef 1867
       4.  Thomas Dunlaffy RISTON  d. bef 1867
       4.  Mary Amanda RISTON  d. bef 1867
       4.  Teresa Margaret RISTON  d. bef 1867
       4.  Ellinor Jane Louisa RISTON  d. 1836
         +  D. H. BYERLY (unknown dates)
3.  Margaret (Peggy) RISTON/ WRISTON  b. about 1796 Illinois
     +  Sale PARDUE  b. abt 1790 Warren Co., NC  Married 26 June 1817 Wilkes, NC or MD.
         4.  Nancy PARDUE
            +  (Unknown) WILLIS (unknown dates)
         4.  Lucitta WILLIS  b. abt 1821
              +  Alexander BLAIR  (unknown dates)  Married 12 Oct 1842 Madison Co., IL.
         4.  Violetta WILLIS  (unknown dates)
 3.  James RISTON  b. 29 Oct 1803  Wilkes, NC  d. 11 Dec 1837  Green Co., IL  
      +   Catherine P. SAGE  b. Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN  Married 23 Aug 1831 in Morgan Co., IL.  (After
                    James’ death, Catherine married JOHN RAFFERTY 31 Mar 1839 in Greene Co., IL.
         4.  William Basil RISTON d. 7 July 1856   Galt, Sacramento Co., CA.
         4.  Samuel E. WRISTON  b. 19 Mar 1834  Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL  d. 1904 or 1909 Liberty, San
                        Juaquin Co., CA.
              +  Jennie V. FERGUSON  b. Chicago, IL.  Married 14 June 1870
                   5.  Carrie F. WRISTON  b. 13 May 1872  d. 24 Dec 1880
                   5.  Charles Ransom WRISTON  b. 3 Oct 1874  d. 21 Dec 1965  Stockton, CA.
                       +  Theresa ARBIOS  b. 27 Sept 1873 CA   d. 26 Sept 1950 San Joaquin, CA
                           6.  (Unknown) WRISTON  b. 11 Apr 1910 Alameda Co., CA
                   5.  Samuel Chester WRISTON  b. 3 Sept 1877  d. 17 Feb. 1878
        4.  Elihu Ransom RISTON  b. 1837 Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL   d. 27 June 1877 Woodbridge, San
                            Juaquin Co., IL.
            + Ellen Frances BRIGGS  (unknown dates)  Married 28 Dec 1870
                   5.  Kathrine E. WRISTON  b. 4 Aug 1872  Woodbridge, San Juaquin Co., CA
                       +  George I. BEARD  (unknown dates)  Married Apr 1896
                       +  Joseph E. KINCER  (unknown dates)  Married 21 Dec 1905
 3.   Nancy RISTON/ WRISTON  b. abt 1807  d. 1867 or 1869.  In 1838, she and her husband, Isaac, gave
                    her share of property from her brother Elisha, to Lloyd K. WRISTON, her nephew.  In the
                    1850 census, she was living in Jarvis, (Twp.#3), Madison Co., IL as a widow. She was living
                    with her son, John  age 20, and her daughter Nancy, age 16.
  
   +  Isaac HOLT   d. bef 1850  Married 17 Sept 1836 Madison Co., IL.
           4.  John HOLT   b. 1830  d. aft 1850
           4.  Nancy HOLT   b. 1834  d. aft 1850
          4.  Elizabeth HOLT  (unknown dates)
                     +  John BOEHM (unknown dates)
       +  (Unknown) ROWARD (?)  (unknown dates)
 3.  John RISTON  b. 1808 or 1810 Wilkes, NC   d. 12 Sept 1850 Green River, Muhlenberg Co., KY.
                NOTE #18
     +  Musina (Sina) EDWARDS  b. 1808 or 1810 in Wilson, TN.  d. 1866 (age about 62)  NOTE #19
           4.  David RISTON  (unknown dates)
           4.  Louisa/Louza Emeline (E.) RISTON  b. 1840/1 IL.
                +  Jesse BURLARD  (unknown dates) 
                    5.  (Unnamed) BURLARD  b. 14 Feb 1854 Christian Co., KY
                    5.  (Unknown) BURLARD  b. 5 Dec 1857 
           4.  James G. RISTON  b. 22 Feb 1847  Muhlenberg Co., KY  d. 4 July 1907 Saline, IL.
               +  Martha D. Russell MILLER (Mrs.)  b. 1840  d. 23 Dec 1887  Married 3 Jan 1871 Saline, IL.
                    5.  Thomas M. RISTON  b. 13 Nov 1871 Saline, IL.
                    5.  William E. WRISTON  b. 26 Apr 1878 Saline, IL.
                    5.  Cordelia RISTON  b. 20 Oct 1880 Saline, IL.
                        +  Oliver COZART (unknown dates)  Married 8 Apr 1899 Saline, IL.
              +  Mary Jane TOLBERT (Mrs.) (unknown dates)  Married 23 Mar 1893 Saline, IL., Divorced.
              +  Amanda C. HASE HATHAWAY (Mrs.)  d. 24 Mar 1903  Married 29 Nov 1900 Saline, IL.
              +  Nancy C. TOLER  b. 4 Mar 1867  Married 19 Dec 1903
                     5.  James G. WRISTON, Jr.  b. 21 Oct 1904 Saline, IL
            4.  William Merrill H. RISTON  b. 1850/1 KY
                 +  Mary E. THOMAS  (unknown dates)  Married 17 Dec 1873 in Saline, IL.
 3.  Sarah (Sally) RISTON/ WRISTON  b. 1810 Wilkes, NC. Died after 1850 in Alton, Madison Co.,  IL.
    +  Grandville EDWARDS  b. abt 1805 in Wilson, TN. Buried about 1850 or to 1860. Married about
                    1828 probably in Wilson, TN.  He is the son of John EDWARDS and Polly WELLS. They
                    are listed in the 1810 census for Rutherford Co., TN
        4.  (female) EDWARDS  b. bef 1830 in TN  Died 1840 to 1850
        4.  John EDWARDS  b. about 1830 in TN
        4.  William James EDWARDS  b. 14 Sept 1831 in TN
             +  Virginia Elizabeth LePage BOYER (Mrs.)  (unknown dates)  Married 30 Apr 1862 St. Francis,
                            Portage des Siou, MO.
        4.  Andrew Jackson EDWARDS  b. 1833  Mt. Airy, Greene Co., IL.  d. bef 1880
             +  Mary (Unknown)  b. Ireland
                 5.  M. Josephine (Josie) EDWARDS  (unknown dates)
                 5.  Charles EDWARDS     (")
                 5.  Frank EDWARDS      (")
                      +  Harriet (Unknown)   (")
                 5.  E. Lee EDWARDS  b. 1871  Montana
        4.  Elisha EDWARDS  b. abt 1837 IL.
             +  Comilia (Unknown)  b. abt 1859
                 5.  Andrew EDWARDS  b. abt 1873
                 5.  Ollie EDWARDS  b. abt 1875
                 5.  Annie EDWARDS  b. 1879
        4.  Thomas Granville EDWARDS  b. 1838 in IL.
3.  Elisha RISTON/ WRISTON  b. abt 1810 or 1811  d. 7/16  Sept 1836 in Troy, Jarvis Twp., Madison        Co., IL Never married and died “intestate”. Loyd K WRISTON was appointed administrator on 28 Sept 1836.  His land was “east ˝ south east quarter, section #8, T 3R7.  His $65.00 was shared by Tilman Wriston, Robert Hamilton, William H. Wriston, Granville Edwards, John Wriston, Thomas B. Rafferty, Thomas Cooling, Nancy Wriston, Margaret Willis, J.S.O (James) Wristonand Nancy Wriston.
3.  Matilda RISTON/ WRISTON  b. abt 1813 or 1814 in North Carolina   d. abt. 1880 Bourbon, KS. 
    +  Robert HAMILTON  b. abt 1810 KY  d. 1873 Bourbon, KS.  Married 18 July 1832 Morgan Co., IL.
                Had land in St. Clair Co., IL (sec. 27, Tap 35) Some sources state they were married in Choat,
                Massac Co., IL. They all moved to Bourbon Co., KS in 1860.  Robert had land in Union Co., IL.
                (Sec 21 Twp 125 in 1839) and also had land in Morgantown in Scott Co., IL, and then in
                Vermillion Co., IL.  This land was still in the family in 1911.
        4.  Francis M. HAMILTON    b. abt.  1833 Morgan Co., IL.
        4.  Jeannette A. HAMILTON  b. abt 1835 IL.
        4.  Nancy Ellen HAMILTON  b. abt 1841 IL.
        4.  Mary Alice HAMILTON   b. 18 Dec 1843 Morgan Co., IL  d. 1919
            +  Paul COLBURN/COBURN  d. 1932  Married Fort Scott, KS.                             
        4.  Argyl Jarvis HAMILTON  b. abt 1848 IL.
        4.  William Riley HAMILTON   b. abt 1850 IL.
        4.  (unknown) HAMILTON  (unknown dates)
3.  Elizabeth RISTON/ WRISTON  b. abt 1814 Wilkes, NC.
     +  Thomas COOLING  (unknown dates) Married on 12 Aug 1832 in Morgan Co., IL.
         4.  Edwards COOLING  (unknown dates)
         4.  Nancy Matilda COOLING  (unknown dates)
             +  James M. ANDERSON  (unknown dates)  Married 27 Jan 1856 Madison Co., IL.
3.  Mary RISTON/ WRISTON  b. 7 Jan 1815 in Charlotte, Wilkes Co.,  NC  d. 16 Mar 1892 Greene Co.,
                IL.  Buried in Fernwood Cemetery, Greene Co., IL. in March 1892. 
    +  Thomas B. RAFFERTY/RAFFETY  b. 12 Jan 1812 Franklin, Simpson Co., KY  d. 23 Apr 1896 and
                        was buried in Apr in Fernwood Cemetery, Greene Co., IL.  Married 2 Sept 1833 in Morgan
                        Co., Il. He is the son of Richard RAFFERTY and Sarah CAUDILL.
        4.  William H. RAFFERTY  b. 1834 IL.,  d. Nortona P.O., Cherokee, KS
             + Mary Ann SCOTT  (unknown dates) Married 10 May 1855 Greene Co., IL.
                 5.  Nancy Ellen RAFFERTY  (unknown dates)
                 5.  Thomas A. RAFFERTY  (")
                 5.  Ruben J. RAFFERTY   (")
                 5.  John H. RAFFERTY   (")
                     +  Minnie Elizabeth PHILLIPS  (unknown dates) Married 10 Sept 1889
                         6.  William Henry RAFFERTY  b. 11 May 1891
                         6.  Ethel RAFFERTY  b. abt 1893
                         6.  Winnifred May RAFFERTY  b. Nov 1902
                         6.  Gertrude RAFFERTY  b. 11 May 1904
                         6.  Glen Henderson RAFFERTY  b. 23 Sept 1908 Verden, IL.
                              +  Jannito KIMBROOK  (unknown dates)
                                  7.  Mary Glen RAFFERTY  b. 4 Sept 1934
                                       +  Jannito RIMBO  (unknown dates)
                                  7.  Dorothy RAFFERTY  (unknown dates)
                         6.  Weratha Fern RAFFERTY  b. 3 June 1913
                         6.  Glena RAFFERTY  b. 1915
        4.  Lurinda/Lorinda P. RAFFERTY  d. 1835 or 1836
             +  James FAIR (unknown dates) Married 1 Dec 1853 Greene Co., IL.
                 5.  Amanda FAIR  (unknown dates)
                 5.  William E. FAIR  (")
                 5.  Thomas E. FAIR    (")
       4.  Amanda H. RAFFERTY  b. 1838  d. Verden, Macoupin Co., IL (There are some reports which
                        state that Amanda married an unknown REGANDIAT first, then YOUNG, then
                        GARRETT.)
            +  J.W.M. GARRETT  (unknown dates)  Married 25 Dec 1855 Greene Co., IL.
            +  Hiram J. YOUNG  (unknown dates)  Married 2 Apr 1868 Macoupin Co., IL.
      4.  Lucretia Elmira/Almira RAFFERTY  b. 1840  d. Verden, Macoupin Co., IL.
          +  William ALDERSON (unknown dates)  Married 25 Mar 1858 Greene Co., IL.
               5.  Mary ALDERSON  (unknown dates)
          +  W.L. RIDDLE   (unknown dates)
      4.  Mesina Ellen RAFFERTY b. 1842  d. KS (lived near William, KS.)
        +  Elijah J. ALDERSON  (unknown dates)  Married 27 Feb 1868 Greene Co., IL.
     
4.  Sarah Elizabeth RAFFERTY b. abt 1844  Wrightsville, IL.  d. in KS. (lived near William, in
                    Cherokee Co., KS.)
           + Reuben ALDERSON (unknown dates)  Married 1 May 1862 Greene Co., IL.            
           +  (unknown) CUNNINGHAM  (?)  
      4.  Mary Matilda RAFFERTY  b. 27 Jan 1847 Wrightsville, IL.  d. 6 Feb 1902 Greenfield, Green Co., IL. Buried 9 Feb 1902 in Short Cemetery, Rubicon Twp., Greene Co., IL.      
           +  Francis M. WALTON (unknown dates)  Married 22 Apr 1866 Greene Co., IL.   
      4.  Melina Emerine (Emma) RAFFERTY b. abt 1848 or 1849 Greene Co. IL., d. 11 Oct 1908 Oxnard,
                        CA.  Buried on 23 Oct 1908 in City Cemetery, Greene Co., IL.
          +  Elijah Bird SHORT  b.  1845 Short, Greene Co., IL  d. 14 Feb 1911 Oxnard, CA. Buried 16 Aug
                        1871 in City Cemetery, White Hall, Greene Co., IL.  Married 17 Aug 1871 Greene Co., IL.
              5.  Addie SHORT  b. 1872 IL
              5.  Lennie SHORT  b. 1874 IL.
                   + (Unknown) COULTAS  (unknown dates)
              5.  Charles SHORT  b. 1876 IL.
              5.  Harry Lee SHORT  b. 19 Jan 1879 Wrightsville, Greene Co., IL.  d. 31 Jan 1901 and buried in
                                1901 in Greene Co., IL.
        4.  Nancy (Annie) Miranda RAFFERTY  b. abt 1851  d. in Greenfield, Greene Co., IL.     
             +  James P. HILL (unknown dates)  Married 6 June 1883 Greene Co., IL.                      
        4.  Thomas Jackson RAFFERTY  b. 1 July 1855 Rubicon, Greene Co., IL.  d. in Greenfield, Greene
                        Co., IL.
            +  Rosa J. (Jennie) COOPER   d. 10 Mar 1885.  Married 11 Mar 1880 Greene Co., IL.
                 5.  Erna RAFFERTY  (unknown dates)
                 5.  Pearl RAFFERTY   (")
                     +  Carrie KLECKNER/KLICKNER  b. 19 Oct 1862  Married 1 or 7 Mar 1887
                 5.  Clive KLICKNER RAFFERTY  b. 7 June 1891
                 5.  C. Mae RAFFERTY  b. 26 Jan 1890  
        4.  Almira RAFFERTY                          
        4.  Annie RAFFERTY                          
2.  Rebecca RISTON
   +  Middleton MITCHELL  married 21 Apr 1792
2.  Keziah RISTON b. abt 1758 Prince George’s Co., MD
    +  William ALBEE/ALBEY/ALBY Married 1778 at St. Paul’s Parish at Baden, Prince Georges Co., MD.
2.  (Unknown) Female RISTON
    + (unknown) CROSS
2.  Albert RISTON
    +  Rachel (unknown)  
2.  (Unknown) Male RISTON (?)
      +  Mary MONK (?)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


                                                                                       

 

                              

                                 

                                        



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