- Born: 1768, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
- Marriage: Sarah (Sally) Osborn in 1796 in Pennsylvania
- Died: 21 Mar 1856, Henry County, Iowa, United States at age 88
Noted events in his life were:
• Census: Iowa State Census Collection, Henry County, Tippecanoe Township, Image 30 of 34, 1856. Age 83 yrs.
John married Sarah (Sally) Osborn, daughter of Abraham Osborn and Rachel Hole, in 1796 in Pennsylvania. (Sarah (Sally) Osborn was born in 1776 in New Jersey, died in 1835 in Indiana and was buried on 9 Apr 1835.)