Noted events in his life were:
1. Census, 1850, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. John Record is 55, farmer, living with Rachel (49), Fields (28, male, farmer), Davis (24, farmer), Adam M (22, farmer), Mary A (20), Sarah A (18), Francy E (14, female), Rachel J (12), and John J (9). (Chatham Co, Upper Regiment, p391)
2. Occupation: Farmer.
John married Rachel TEAGUE, daughter of David TEAGUE and Sarah McDONALD. (Rachel TEAGUE was born on 16 Jun 1800 836.)