John Newton Englebert was son of William Brownlee Englebert and Mattie A Hood. He married Mary Alice Jones and had 11 children. He grew up mostly in the city and his wife Mary Alice Jones taught him a lot about farming. In 1900 he was listed as a weaver in a cotton factory. And according to the 1910 census records, he was listed as farmer. He died at 44 years old and left a wife and eleven children.