John was born about 1690 in Shifnal, Shropshire, England, the son of unknown parents.
His wife was Mary Whittall. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were Elizabeth (c1705-?), Ann (c1706-?), John (c1709-?), Francis (c1711-?), Mary (c1712-?), Elizabeth (c1717-?) and Walter (c1717-?).
!Source: http://www.genesreunited.com/ Christine Robbins