- Born: 1776
- Christened: 16 Jul 1776, Stokenham, Devon
- Marriage: Sarah Harris Elliott on 5 Dec 1810 in Chivelstone
- Died: 23 Aug 1847, Stokenham, Devon at age 71
- Buried: 28 Aug 1847
John was a farmer.
John and Sarah were at Muckwill at the 1841 census with John and Nicholas.
Thomas Burner and George Stone are apprenticed to John Pitts of Mucwell (sic) in 1821.
At the time of the baptism of Nicholas Prettejohn Pitts the abode on the parish record is shown as Muckwell.
John married Sarah Harris Elliott, daughter of William Elliott and Joan Lakeman, on 5 Dec 1810 in Chivelstone. (Sarah Harris Elliott was born in 1785 in Ugborough, Devon, christened on 13 Dec 1785 in Ugborough, Devon and died on 12 Oct 1878.)