I’m pretty sure he was an Irish Methodist minister, family search is 2MGL-2LJ.
Family Search had a source for his christening from the obituary of his nephew, William Nelson Ford in the St Marys Argus, 19 May 1910
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I searched for "William Nelson Ford" (mentioned as john's nephew) in family search family tree, who I found. He was the son of Ann Nelson, brother of John Nelson. And it actually turned out their father was already in FamilySearch family tree: Charles Nelson. No name for their mother though. Also related: in family search, John's sister, Ann, had a source for her son's death certificate and link to findagrave.com with a picture of her grave
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