John was apparently living in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. MO in 1896 as the city directory has him listed. John's name last appears in the city directory in 1899.
According to the 1880 Census John and Julia Shroyer had eight children. Issue: 1. William A., b. c. 1860 IL 2. Ira Edward, b. July 1864IL 3. Hattie D., b. c. 1866 IL 4. Rox A., b. c. 1868 IL5. Mary, b. c. 1870 IL6. Curtis C., b. c. 1874 IL7. Charles T., b. c. 1876 IL8. Harry W., b. c. 1878 IL