John was born about 1818 in Kirmington, Lincolnshire, England.
John married Charlotte Darcy (or Charlotte Taylor I have documentation on neither possible surname).
Children of John and Charlotte include:
Mary Ann Altoft
1841 Census of England
1851 Census of England
1861 Census of England
1871 Census of England
Two known descendants have been autosomal DNA tested at 23andme. For more info on this click here