John Airey (also spelt as Arey; 1632 – 1702) was the 11th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the McKerney family line. Little else is known of John Airey’s life other than that he was the father of Anne and Isabel Airey and that he had a wife named Barbara (b. 1630). John died at the age of seventy, the date and specific place of which remains unknown. John is believed to have been named after both his father John (b. 1600) and his grandfather John (b. 1575).
In Cometanic ancestry, John is categorised as part of the 13th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.