- Born: 2 May 1841, Schleswig-Holstein, , Germany
- Marriage: Gaschen Bruns on 29 Sep
- Died: 23 Aug 1925, Hayward, Alameda, California at age 84
- Buried: 25 Aug 1925, Lone Tree Cemtery, Hayward?, , California
Noted events in his life were:
• Emigration, 1854, to San Francisco, California.
John married Gaschen Bruns, daughter of Bruns and Catherine Hauschauldt, on 29 Sep. (Gaschen Bruns was born on 8 Dec 1839 in Neiunfelder, , Germany, died on 1 Apr 1920 in Hayward, Alameda, California and was buried on 4 Apr 1920 in Lone Tree Cemetery, , Alameda, California.)