John was born in 1842 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the son of unknown parents.
He died in 1910 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
His wife was Helen Watson, who he married on 21 NOV 1869 in Calderhead. Their only known child was Jane (1875-1923).
!Source: Christine MacFadyen http://www.genesreunited.com/