- 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: 47
- Head of Household
- Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company papers, 1856, Folder contents: (1) Journal, 1856 June-September.
- "Emigrants for Utah," Deseret News, 6 August 1856, 176.
- Find a Grave
- Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1830-2008, 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.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.