- Born: Abt 1864, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
- Died: 12 Jun 1937, State Hospital & Home, Lidcombe, , New South Wales, Australia aged about 73
- Buried: 14 Jun 1937, RC Cemetery, Rookwood, Lidcombe, , New South Wales, Australia
Cause of his death was Acute Entero Colitis / Paralysis Agitans.
There is a record of a John M Mara born to John and Ellen in 1865 in Yass, NSW. However this appears to be a different Mara family.
John is buried with his brother Michael in the Roman Catholic Section of Rookwood, location: Mortuary 2, Area 8, Grave 1571. Their sister, Mary, and her daughter Mary are in the adjoining Grave 1572. John & Michael's plot has no Memorial Inscription.
Noted events in his life were:
• He worked as a Teamster at the time of hus death on 12 Jun 1937.