US Census of 1900, John is listed as living at 21 Sayre in Essex, Newark, New Jersey. He was the "Driver of a Coal Wagon". He is the son of Peter who was a Coal Dealer. His birthdate was found in the records of births from the Records of Newark, New Jersey, Essex County.
US Census 1920; New Jersey, Newark, 14th Ward Vol 42 ED 251 sheet 26 line 23; Roll 1035, 30 & 31st Jan. 1920.
There is listing for JOHN (51), Barbara (49) and Elsie (29). They lived at 19 Sayre St. in Newark. Elsie is single and works as a clerk at Edison Lamp Co. John is a watchman at a factory. Both John and Barbara's parents were from Germany. Residence at 19 Sayre Street.