John was born abt1819 in Shropshire.
He married Ann Maria Cornes (nee Willett) (abt1812-1902) in early 1849 in the Nantwich Registration District. Census returns identify four children.
- Anne Maria (b1850)
- John William (1852-1916) – a farmer (1880)
- Apphia Willett (1854-1928) – married Charles Matthew Stephens, a farmer, in 1877
- Amelia Jane (b1857)
John died in 1904 at Tulare, Spink, South Dakota. His headstone records him as Rev.John Harrison.
- 1843 Burland
- 1846 Ramsor
- 1848 Leintwardine
- 1850 Bishop’s Castle
- 1852 Whitchurch
- 1855 Leintwardine
- 1856 under Gen Com
- 1857 disappears
- 1860 A Methodist Minister in Westmorland, Oneida, New York, USA
- 1870 and later census returns record John as a farmer
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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