The Register - Saturday 10 July 1920
Mr. John Joseph May, who died on Friday morning at the home of his son-in-law, Mr. H. Stuart, of Kirkcaldy. was 74 years of age. He was born at Posen, in Prussia, and at the age of six was brought to South Australia by his father and mother, the former a Prussian and the latter a Pole. He became a printer, and more than 50 years ago jointed tripooraphical staff of The Register. Later he established himself as a stationer in Rundle street, 'but abandoned this enterprise to enter the service of Messrs. Rigor's. Afterwards he was in the employ of Messrs. Cawthorne's and Wigg's successively, and an accident 10 years ago compelled his retirement from the latter firm. He married, in 1870, Miss Agnes Tucker, whose father came out in the Buffalo [sic] , (should be - Mother - Agnes Henderson age 15 Buffalo 1836) and worked with Col. Light in the survey of Adelaide. The surviving children are Mesdames H. Stuart and A. Stuart, of North Unley, and Mr. A. V. May, of Glenelg.
MAY Johann Heinrich, Katharine Elisabeth MATESKA, 3 ch arrived in SA 1852-10-09 aboard Alfred (2) from Hamburg 52-06-06
HENDERSON Agnes; probably arrived 1836-12-24 on HMS Buffalo from Portsmouth 36-07-13 via Spithead 36-07-23, St Helens 36-08-03, Rio de Janeiro 36-10-12 
Groom Given Name(s): John Joseph Groom Last Name: MAY Bride Given Name(s): Agnes Bride Last Name: TUCKEY Marriage Date: 1869, March 18 Marriage Place: Trinity Church [Adelaide] Groom Age: 22 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1847 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: John Henry MAY Bride Age: 23 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1846 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father Name: William TUCKEY District: Adelaide Symbol: Book/Page: 78/554
Given Name(s): John Joseph Last Name: MAY Death Date: 09 Jul 1920 Gender: M Age: 74y Approx. Birth Year: 1846 Marital Status: M Relative 1: Relative 2: Residence: Kirkcaldy Death Place: Kirkcaldy District: Port Adelaide Symbol: Book/Page: 439/15
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