John was born before 1900, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Marion Norma McPhail. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Allan (c1930-?).
!Source: This Line from Clan MacLean/MacLaine Genealogy Database website at: http://www.gillean.com/Roots/db.old/index.htm.