See also

Family of Laurence PITTS and Elizabeth PRETTEJOHN

Husband: Laurence PITTS (1733- )
Wife: Elizabeth PRETTEJOHN (c. 1728- )
Children: Nicholas PITTS (c. 1768-1858)
Joanna Prettejohn PITTS (1774-1849)
John PITTS (1776-1847)
Marriage 26 May 1767 Stokenham, Devon, England1

Husband: Laurence PITTS

Name: Laurence PITTS2
Sex: Male
Father: Laurence PITTS (1702-1746)
Mother: Elizabeth BALL ( - )
Birth 1733 Stokenham, Devon, England
Baptism 20 May 1733 (age 0) Stokenham, Devon, England3

Wife: Elizabeth PRETTEJOHN

Name: Elizabeth PRETTEJOHN2
Sex: Female
Father: Nicholas PRETTEJOHN (1701- )
Mother: Elizabeth TUCKER ( - )
Birth c. 1728 Stokenham, Devon, England
Baptism 30 Jul 1728 (age 0) Stokenham, Devon, England

Child 1: Nicholas PITTS

Name: Nicholas PITTS2
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Sarah CHOPE (1777-1819)
Spouse 2: Dorothy PRESTON (c. 1772-c. 1857)
Birth c. 1768
Death 5 Mar 1858 (age 89-90) Chillington, Devon, England

Child 2: Joanna Prettejohn PITTS

Name: Joanna Prettejohn PITTS2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Peter GILLARD ( - )
Birth 5 Jan 1774
Baptism 5 May 1774 (age 0) Stokenham, Devon, England
Death 1849 (age 74-75)
Burial 2 May 1849

Child 3: John PITTS

Name: John PITTS2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Sarah H ELLIOTT (c. 1785-1878)
Birth 1776
Baptism 16 Jul 1776 (age 0) Stokenham, Devon, England4
Occupation Farmer
Death 23 Aug 1847 (age 70-71) Stokenham, Devon, England5
Burial 28 Aug 1847

Note on Marriage

Banns read 12 October 1766 by Thos Whingate, Rector of Charleton, and on 19 and 26 October by G Langworthy - Vicar


He signed, she made her mark. Both of this parish [Stokenham].

Winessed by John Prettejohn and William Randall. Marriage performed by William Winter, curate.6


1"Parish register on MF". Stokenham MFs, Devon RO. Cit. Date: 26 May 1767.
2"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
3"Parish Register Stokenham" (Online Parish Clerk). Stokenham MF Devon RO.
4"Parish register on MF". Stokenham MFs, Devon RO. Cit. Date: 16 July 1776.
5"Memorial Inscription". Stokenham churchyard.
6"Parish Register Stokenham" (Online Parish Clerk). Stokenham MFs, Devon Record Office. Cit. Date: October 1766.