- Birth Date
- 25 February 1843
- Death Date
- 1 March 1916
John arrived into Philadelphia via the ship Lancaster on 15 July 1859. First documentation to place him in Utah is a rebaptism in the Lehi Ward on 9 November 1862. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah states that he traveled in the Horton Haight 1862 Company.
- Age at Departure: 19
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1900 Utah Census, Salt Lake County.
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 570.
- Lehi Ward, Record of Members. CR 375 8, Reel 3599.
- Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1963.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Western States Marriage Index, 1809-2011.