John was born in 1816 in Maryland, the son of unknown parents.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Sarah Ann Decker, who he married in ABT 1846 in maybe ohio. Their six known children were G. H. (1847-?), Francis M (1850-?), Henry P. (1853-1914), William (1855-?), Richard F (1857-?) and Mary E (1859-?).