John was born in 1814 in TN, the son of Elijah Gossett and Elizabeth Stone Edwards.
He died in 1887 in TX.
He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Sarah "Sallie" Masters, who he married on 28 APR 1836 in TX. Their only known child was John Redmond (1838-1901).
His second wife was Zerelda Anglin Dixon Bennett, who he married in ABT 1854 in TX. They had no known children.