Noted events in his life were:
1. Book: Historical Gazetteer, Part First, Steuben County, New York, 1891. 1
John married Elizabeth Bucher, daughter of George Bucher and Elizabeth Kiblinger, on 14 Dec 1821 in , Steuben, NY.1 (Elizabeth Bucher was born on 5 Jan 1794 in , Dauphin, PA 1 2, christened on 22 Jan 1794 in Harrisburg: Salem Reformed Church, Dauphin, PA,3 died in 1869 in Caton, Steuben, NY 1 2 and was buried in Caton: Red School House Cemetery (Gillett Cemetery), Steuben, NY 2.)
1 Roberts, Millard F, Historical Gazetteer, Part First, Steuben County, New York (John Single Paper Company, Ltd., Syracuse, N.Y., 1891.), Pages 215-220.
2 Red School House Cemetery (Gillett Cemetery), Caton, Steuben County, New York.
3 Wright, F. Edward, Early Church Records of Dauphin County Pennsylvania (1995, 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 154 pp, ISBN: 1-58549-310-4), Salem Reformed Church, Harrisburg, PA.