Wingham Cemetary: 2ND Driveway To Right-Left-Hand Side
Noted events in his life were:
• Emmigrated, Cir 1851, , Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. Left Co. Down, Northern Ireland as the fishing was poor, and the potato famine was devasting.
• Purchase: 100 acres, 1866, , , Ontario, Canada. Purchased Farm from brother, Samuel. East Half, Lot 32, Con. 11. Original patent owned by William Hawkins of Toronto.
John married Ellen Kernighan, daughter of John Kernighan and Elizabeth Spiers, circa 1818 in , Down, Northern Ireland. (Ellen Kernighan was born circa 1795 in , , , Northern Ireland, died before 1851 in , , , Northern Ireland and was buried in , , , Northern Ireland.)