"(IV) John (4), second son and fourth child of Ensign John (3) and Judith (Otis) Tuttle, was born May 8, 1704, died February, 1774, was eight years old when his father was killed by the Indians. He lived on the west side of Back river, on a farm given him by his grandfather, Judge Tuttle. He is described as a man of intelligence, of a mild even temper, and much inclined to the religious belief of his brother Thomas, who was a member of the Society of Friends; but he never joined that sect. He married (first), Elizabeth, daughter of James and Prudence Nute. They were the parents of eleven children, the order of whose ages are uncertain; John, Paul, Silas, Dorothy, Prudence, Hannah, Anne, Martha, Job, Esther and James."