I am searching for info on Guilford and Rose Ellen Ralston, their ancestors, and their descendants.Guilford was born in the Caribbean about 1790.Unfortunately, I do not know which island.He came to the U. S.before 1820.He went to MS where he met and married Rose Ellen (Last name unknown).Rose Ellen may have been born in 1795 in LA.They had at least 1 son named Louis Ralston who was born in 1821 in MS.
Louis Ralston married Roseanne (Last name unknown) before 1852.Roseanne was born in 1832 in MS. Louis and Roseanne settled in Webster Parish, LA.Roseanne may have had a daughter before she met Louis.Her name was Octavia, born 1850, LA.
Louis and Roseanne had at least 7 children whose names were:
Mariah Ralston, born 1852, LA
Guilford Ralston, born before 1860, LA
Clarissa Ellen Ralston, born 1861, LA
Lewis McClendon Ralston, born 1862, LA
Sally Ralston, born 1864, LA
Clement Ralston, born 1866, LA
Sarah Ralston, born 1871, LA
Octavia married Hammond? McClellan and they had at least 7 children whose names were:
Joseph McClellan, born 1868, Unknown
Charley McClellan, born 1869-1870, LA
Josephine McClellan, born before 1872, Unknown
Priscilla McClellan, born before 1872, Unknown
Mary Esther McClellan, born before 1872, Unknown
Gary McClellan, born before 1872, Unknown
(Unknown first name) McClellan (gender unknown), before 1872, Unknown
Mariah married Cobb Carter before 1868.They had at least 13 children whose names were:
Mary Carter, born 1868, LA
Letha Ann Carter, born 1872, LA
Mattie Carter, born 1874, LA
Ralston Carter, born 1876, LA
Octavia Carter, born 1878, LA
Daisy Carter, born 1879, LA
Rosie Carter, born 1881, LA
Felix Carter, born 1883, LA
John Carter, born 1884, LA
Jessie Carter (girl), born 1886, LA
Sallie Carter, born 1888, LA
Addis Carter, born 1892, LA
Frederick Carter, born 1894, LA
Guilford Ralston married Lucy Robinson.They had one daughter, Sarah Rebecca Ralston, born between 1857 and 1861, LA.Guilford may have moved to TX and remarried after having been widowed at a young age with a young child.
It is unknown if Clarissa Ellen Ralston married or had children.
Lewis McClendon Ralston married Emma Jane Jackson in 1888.They had at least 7 children whose names were:
Rose Ella Ralston, born 1888, LA
Ada Ralston, born 1890, LA
Lela Ralston, born 1893, LA
Allie Mae Ralston, born 1898, LA
(Unknown first name) Ralston, born before 1900
Lewis Ralston, born 1900, LA
Giford (possibly Guilford) Claiborn Ralston, born 1902, LA
At least some of Lewis and Emma Jane’s children appear to have moved to TX and settled there.
It is unknown if Sally Ralston married. She did have at least 1 daughter named Mable, who was born after 1876, Unknown.
It is unknown if Clement and Sarah Ralston married or had children.
Lewis and Emma Jane Ralston had a granddaughter named Rosera (possibly Rose Sarah).It is unknown who her parents were.She was born in 1921 in LA.
I would appreciate any information that you are able to share and will share what I have with you.