John was baptised on 31 March 1839 at Hinderclay, Suffolk. His parents were George, who worked the land, and Fanny.
I have not been able to identify John in online records after the 1861 census.
- 1860 Thetford (6 mths)
- 1860 Colchester (18 mths)
- 1862 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: most records spell the surname Fortes