John was born about 1576 in Malpas, County Chesire, England, the son of unknown parents.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Dorothy Bridgar. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Richard "The Emigrant" (c1635-1707).
His second wife was Sarah Hawkshead. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their two known children were Thomas (c1609-?) and Owen (c1611-?).