John was born about 1766, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Janet Hunter, who he married on 22 AUG 1788 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their ten known children were Elizabeth (c1791-?), Robert (c1793-?), John (c1796-?), Alexander (c1798-1867), Janet (c1800-c1800), Janet (c1801-?), Hugh (c1802-?), James (c1805-?), Agnes (c1807-?) and Robert (c1809-?).
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Old Parish Registers Banns & Marriages
Date Surname Forename Spouse Name Sex Parish City/County
22/08/1788 JUNKIN JOHN JANET HUNTER M Polmont/STIRLING