John was born abt1822 at Reading, Berkshire. I have not been able to unambiguously identify his parents.
Census returns identify the following occupations for John.
- 1851 PM minister
- 1861 Church of England scripture reader
- 1871 scripture reader
He married Emma Mary Cooper (abt1821-1895) in the spring of 1848 in the Wallingford Registration District, Berkshire. Census returns identify one child.
- Edgar John Cooper (1852-1921) – apprentice to watch maker (1871); a watchmaker (1891)
John died in early 1877 at Southwark, London.
- 1843 Essex Mission
- 1844 Romsey
- 1845 Lymington
- 1846 Wallingford
- 1847 Brinkworth
- 1848 Worcester
- 1850 Brinkworth
- 1851 Weymouth
- 1853 Buriton
- 1854 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers