1880 Census lived in Pierpont, Ohio. John w m age 52 Blacksmith, b NY; Harriet w f ag 47 b. Ireland; Matilda M. w f age 16 b Ohio; Edwin M. Whipple w m age 36 b NY Atlas of Ashtabula Co. Ohio, pub by Titus, Simmons and Titus-1878--Pierpont Business District--John Lafferty, Proprietor of Black Smith Shop, p. 59. under Free and Accepted Masons. John died in New Hudson, but was buried in Pierpont, according to the town records of New Hudson. The 1880 Census of Pierpont only lists one child, there may have been more. Census of 26 Sep 1850 says John was living in Machias, Catt Co. NY, in the household of Ira Winslow, single, a blacksmith.