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Marie Angeline (Ingels) Ralton, daughter of Elizabeth (King) and John Ingels, was born 1847 and died 28 June 1913. She married James Ralston born 1840 and died 20 March 1922. Both are buried in the Farmington Cemetery in Farmingdale, Sangamon County, Illinois
Death Caused by Paralysis
Mrs. Marie Ruston [sic] of Farmingdale Summoned
Deceased Was 66 Years Old - Born and Raised in Vicinity of Farmingdale
Two Brothers Live in This City
Ralston - Died, at 8:45 o'clock, Sunday night, June 29, 1913, at the Springfield hospital of paralysis, Mrs. Marie A. Ralston, wife of James H. Ralston, residing one and one-half miles southwest of Farmingdale, aged 66 years and 8 months.
Deceased was born in Farmingdale and had resided in that vicinity all of her life. She was married in 1874 to James Ralston. Surviving are her husband, and three brothers, John P. and James Ingles of this city and Charles K. Ingles of New Berlin.
The remains were removed to the undertaking establishment of E.P. Metcalf in South Fifth street and will later be taken to the family residence, where the funeral services will be held at a time to be announced later.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Mon. 30 June 1913]
Ralston--The funeral services for Mrs. Marie A. Ralston wife of James H. Ralston, who died Sunday at Springfield hospital of paralysis, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Presbyterian church in Farmingdale. Friends wishing to view the remains may do so between the hours of 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. today at the undertaking establishment of E. P. Metcalf in South Fifth street. At 4:10 o'clock they will be taken to the family residence at Farmingdale.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Tues., July 1, 1913]
James H. Ralston, 81, Paid Final Tribute
Special to the State Journal.
Pleasant Plains. March 20.--Friends and relatives from throughout central Illinois gathered this afternoon to pay final tribute to the memory of James H. Ralston, 81 years old, who spent his entire life in Sangamon county.
Services were conducted at 1 o'clock at the home of his niece, Mrs. Sophia Irwin of Pleasant Plains, and at 2:30 o'clock at the Presbyterian church in Farmingdale, Rev. Meeker officiating.
Pallbearers were Oscar Whitcomb, Charles Watt, Charles Bomke, J.K. Knudson, Dan Kendall and D.G. Harms. Burial in Farmingdale cemetery.
Surviving are several nephews and nieces living in Sangamon county and the west. He was married in 1874 to Maria Angeline Ingels who died several years ago.
[Souce: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, IL; Tues., Mar. 21, 1922]
Census records for Marie (King) and James H. Ralston:
14 June 1880, Gardner Twp., Sangamon County, IL:
Ralston, James W M 39 Farmer b. IL fb. KY mb. KY
-----Maria W F 28 Wife Keeping house b. IL fb. KY mb. IL
-----Francis W F 78 Mother b. KY fb. VA mb. VA
-----Elizabeth W F 57 cousin Keeping house b. Ind. fb. KY mb. KY
-----William W M 61 cousin Gardening b. KY fb. KY mb. KY
Engls, Elizabeth W F 18 s-i-l Teacher b. IL fb. KY mb. IL
Dumephry, John W M 18 Laborer Farm laborer b. IL fb. IL mb. IL
7 June 1900, Gardner Twp., Sangamon County, IL:
Ralston, James H. Head W M Aug 1840 59 M-21 b. IL fb.TN mb. KY
-----Mariah A. Wife M F Nov 1847 52 M-21 1-0 b. IL fb. KY mb. IL
Ingles John b-i-l W M Sept 1819 80 Wd b. KY fb. KY mb. VA
Morgan, John bo boz W M Sept 1887 12 S b. KS fb. IL mb. IL
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