- Birth Date
- 1 January 1809
- Death Date
- 24 June 1874
John his wife Elizabeth and children Richard and Elizabeth sailed to America in 1856 on the ship S. Curling.
Birth date is confirmed by his burial record and Find A Grave website.
- Age at Departure: 46
- Head of Household
- Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 June-Sept.
- "Emigrants for Utah," Deseret News, 6 August 1856, 8.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 26 September 1856, 30.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 239.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 196.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.