- Born: 23 Jan 1835, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Sarah Elizabeth Boyer on 28 May 1862 in Clinton Co., Pennsylvania
In 1900, John was living in Pine Creek Township in Clinton County with his daughter and son-in-law, William and Nancy Shadle. His wife, Sarah was working as a servant to Elizabeth Dunn in Dunnstable Township in Clinton County.
John married Sarah Elizabeth Boyer, daughter of George Boyer and Sarah Moore, on 28 May 1862 in Clinton Co., Pennsylvania. (Sarah Elizabeth Boyer was born on 12 Jun 1844 in Pennsylvania, died in Sep 1932 in Chatham Run, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania and was buried in Woolrich Cemetery, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.)