- BIRTH. Aged 8 in 1851, 19 in 1861, born Kea, son of William and Johanna; born around 1842-43. Cornwall England. Sources: 1851 and 1861 censuses.
- CENSUS. At Chacewater, 30 Mar 1851; aged 8; son; scholar, born Kea; in father’s household. Cornwall England. Sources: 1851 census.
- CENSUS. Kea, 7 Apr 1861; aged 19; son; copper miner; born Kea; in father’s household. Cornwall England. Sources: 1861 census.
- MARR. John Sandow, miner, son of William, miner; married Nanny Woon 1839NY01, 9 Jun 1864 at Truro St George; groom marked and bride signed; witnesses Thomas Barratt and Mary Renfree; registered 1864JUN Truro 5c/266. Cornwall England. Sources: Parent at Kea around 1866, together in 1871, REG/CFS. Children: Emily 1866EM01, Mary 1867MY03, Edith 1869ED01, Richard 1870RI05, Ann 1871AN01, John 1874JN02, Frederick 1875FK01, William 1877WI02, George 1880GE01.
- CENSUS. Chacewater, 2 Apr 1871; aged 28; tin and copper miner; born Kea; with wife Nanny 32; children Emily 5, Mary 4, Edith 2, Richard 1. Cornwall England. Sources: 1871 census, 1871 census index/Ross (ED14 schedule94).
- CENSUS. John Sandow; Gwennap, 3 Apr 1881; at Treskerby; head; aged 39; copper miner; born Kenwyn; with wife Nanny 42; children Emily 16, Mary Jane 15, Edith 13, Richard 11, Annie 10, John 7, Frederick 6, William 4, George 7m. Cornwall England. Sources: 1881 cenus index.
- CENSUS. Sandow; Gwennap 5 Apr 1891; at Raby’s Row, Scorrier; head; aged 48; tin miner; born Chacewater; with wife Nanny 50; children Richard 20, Annie 19, John 17, Frederick 15, William 13, George 10. Cornwall England. Sources: 1891 census/CF.
- CENSUS. Sandow; St Day; 2 Apr 1911; head, aged 68, tin miner; with wife Nanny 72. Cornwall England. Sources: 1911 cenus/FMP.
- OBIT. Named in brother Richard’s obituary 21 Nov 1917 (that refers to a surviving brother in England). USA. Sources: Obituary/DF; John is the only such brother. Evidence that John was still alive in 1917. Richard is 1847RI02.
- DEATH. Sandow; registered Redruth 1922SEP 5c-184, aged 79. Cornwall England. Sources: GRO/FreeBMD.
- Comments: Son of William 1813WI01 and Joanna 1817JO01. Possible birth cf 1842JN01, 1843JN01. Miner 1864-1911.
Updated April 2009