Birth Name: John Richard Deacon
Place of Birth: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 19 August, 1951
John is the son of Lilian Molly/Mollie (Perkins) and Henry Arthur Deacon. He is married to Veronica Tetzlaff, and has six children.
John’s paternal grandfather was John Henry Deacon (the son of Barzillai Deacon and Harriet Shenton). John’s grandfather John was born in Leicester, Leicestershire. Barzillai was the son of Thomas Deacon and Sarah Hensman. Harriet was the daughter of Thomas Needless Shenton and Charlotte Garner.
John’s paternal grandmother was named Marion Gray Spence (the daughter of Harriet Emma Eaton). Marion was born in Leicester, Leicestershire. Harriet was widowed several years before Marion was born, and was the daughter of a father surnamed Eaton, and of Elizabeth.
John’s maternal grandfather was William Perkins (the son of Thomas Perkins and Rebecca Kirby). William was born in Burbage, Leicestershire. Thomas was the son of Thomas Perkins and Mary Holyoak. Rebecca was the daughter of John Kirby and Sarah Chamberlain.
John’s maternal grandmother was Lilian Porter (the daughter of William Porter and Ada Moore). Lilian was born in Hinckley, Leicestershire. William was the son of William Porter and Charlotte Anon. Ada was the daughter of William Moore and Eliza Jephcote.
Sources: Genealogy of John Deacon – https://www.myheritage.com
Marriage record of John’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of John’s paternal grandparents, John Henry Deacon and Marion Gray Spence – https://familysearch.org