John was born on 27 August at Whitchurch, Cardiff, Glamorgan.
He married Annie Elizabeth Cooper (b abt1846) in the summer of 1873 at Peterborough, Northamptonshire. Census returns identify five children.
- Arthur Maybury (1874-1967) – a printer (19001); a political writer for Chicago Tribune (1918); died in Pinellas, Florida, USA
- William J (b abt1877) – a plumber (1901)
- Charles Edward (abt1878-1898)
- Edgar James (1879-1958) – a supply clerk (1901)
- Percy John (b abt1883) – a salesman (1910)
By the time of the 1900 US census, John married Jane Pascoe (b1846-1907).
John and family emigrated to USA in 1884, he continued as a minister in the USA.
John died on 30 October 1940 at Alameda , California.
- 1869 London IV
- 1870 Baldock
- 1872 Peterborough
- 1975 Jersey
- 1877 London X
- 1880 Luton II
- 1882 Wellingborough
- 1885 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers