Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1901, Tattlebury, Headcorn, Kent.
• Occupation: Farm Labourer, 1901.
• Census, 1911, Park Farm, Smarden, Cranbrook, Kent.
• Occupation: Waggoner on Farm, 1911.
John married Mary Ann GRIGSBY, daughter of John GRIGSBY and Harriet BROAD, on 19 Oct 1872 in Headcorn, Kent. (Mary Ann GRIGSBY was born circa 1853 in Marden, Kent and died Y.)