Helen was born about 1817 in Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, the daughter of William Brown and Janet Christian Webster.
She died before 1870. The place is not known.
Her husband was James Hotchkiss, who she married on 19 DEC 1841 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their five known children were John (c1842-1891), William (1844-?), James (1846-<1898), Janet (c1848-1928) and Helen (1850-?).
|Christening||26 MAY 1817||
!Source: Old Parish Register Births/Christenings, General Register Office for Scotland, http://subscribers.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/.
!Source: http://subscribers.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Banns & Marriages for Larbert
19 Dec 1841 James Huskie of this parish and Helen Brown of the parish of [Whitburn] were regularly proclaimes and no objections made.
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Births & Baptisms
26/05/1817 BROWN HELEN WILLIAM BROWN/JANET CHRISTIAN WEBSTER F Whitburn /WEST LOTHIAN
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ 1861Census Bothkennar, Carronshore
Transcribed in scotlandspeople as Huskie but looks like Huskie to me.
James Haskie, Head, Mar, male 29, ? Miner, Stirlingshire, Larbert
Helen Haskie, Wife, female 30, Linlithgow, Whitburn
John [William?] Haskie, Son, 8, Scholar, Stirlingshire, Larbert
James Haskie, Son, 4, , Stirlingshire, Larbert
Janet Haskie, Daughter, 3, Stirlingshire, Larbert
Helen Haskie, Daughter, 1, Stirlingshire, Larbert
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ 1861Census Whitburn
So what happened to Helen Brown’s children?
James Brown, Head, married 55, Ironstone miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Jane Brown, Wife, married, 49, Ironstoness?, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Matthew Brown, Son, unm,20,Ironstone Miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Jane Brown, Daugher, unm,11,Scholar, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Robert Brown, Son, -,7,Scholar, Linlithgow, Whitburn
George Brown, Son, -, 4, Linlithgow, Whitburn
*John Huskey, Nephew, Unm,19, Gas Coal Miner, Larbert, Stirlingshire
*James Huskey, Nephew, Unm, 14,Ironstone Miner, Larbert, Stirlingshire
*Helen Huskey, Niece, Unm, 11, - , Larbert, Stirlingshire
John Hunter, Head, mar, 34, Ironstone Miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Agnes Hunter, Wife, mar, 30, Linlithgow, Whitburn
James Hunter, Son, 12, Ironstone Miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Peter Hunter, Son, 7?, Scholar, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Jane Hunter, Daughter, 4, Linlithgow, Whitburn
John Hunter, Son, 2, Linlithgow, Whitburn
*Janet Husker [Huskey], Servant, female 13, domestic servant, Stirlingshire, Carronshore