- Birth Date
- 8 July 1827
- Death Date
- 26 July 1911
John his wife Anna, children Ferdinand, Alfred and Emilie came from Switzerland in 1860 on the ship William Tapscott.
Their surname is "Alden" on the 18870 Utah census.
- Age at Departure: 33
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census, Sanpete County.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Henry Reiser autobiography, circa 1871.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1860, 52.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- "The Immigration," Deseret News, 22 August 1860, 197.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.