John was born about 1824 in Pattingham, England, the son of unknown parents.
His wife was Sarah Kirkum. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their five known children were Thomas (c1849-?), Mary (c1852-?), John (c1854-?), Robert (c1857-?) and Sarah (c1861-?).
!Source: http://www.genesreunited.com/ Christine Robbins