- Born: 9 Mar 1873, Bradford, Simcoe County, Ontario
- Marriage (1): Adeline Doraty on 21 Dec 1892 in Stittsville, Carleton, Ontario
- Marriage (2): Annie Read on 20 Sep 1913 in Wentworth County, Hamilton, Ontario
- Died: Toronto, Ontario
- Buried: Saint John's Norway Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Another name for John was Jack.
John married Adeline Doraty, daughter of Edward Doraty and Caroline Clarke, on 21 Dec 1892 in Stittsville, Carleton, Ontario. (Adeline Doraty was born on 25 Apr 1874 in Bells Corners, Nepean, Carleton, Ontario and died on 25 Jul 1912 in City Hospital, Wentworth County, Hamilton, Ontario.) The cause of her death was Abortion/Septicaemia.
John next married Annie Read, daughter of William Read and Harriet Brown, on 20 Sep 1913 in Wentworth County, Hamilton, Ontario. (Annie Read was born about 1885 in England.)