- Birth Date
- 20 October 1838
- Death Date
- 1 January 1928
John and his mother, Elizabeth Birch, sailed to America in 1841 on the ship Sheffield.
- Age at Departure: 11
- 1850 Utah Census.
- Early Missionary Database
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1850, 19.
- "Mill Creek Resident Since 1851 Dies in Logan," Deseret News , 4 Jan. 1928.
- Morgan, Edward, Autobiography, 2 February 1911, 2.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.