- Birth Date
- About 1807
- Death Date
John and his wife, Mary, traveled overseas on the ship Arkwright, arriving in New York on 6 July 1866. Though only the heads of household are listed on the overland company's record, the records indicate that John purchased 2 adult rations of food, indicating that Mary was with him on the overland journey as well.
- Age at Departure: 59
- “Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 362.
- Wixom, Justin Chauncey, Diary, in Wixom Family, Papers, [ca. 1863-1945], fd. 4, vol. 4.