Finlay Montgomerie Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Finlay was born on 23 APR 1843 in St.. Mungo, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the son of James Hotchkiss and Margaret Hart.

He died before 1910. The place is not known.

His wife was Flora Cornelia Preston, who he married on 19 JUN 1889 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Cnty, California. Their two known children were Anne Camilla (1891-1961) and James Samuel [Joe] Preston (1893-1988).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Finlay Montgomerie Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


Richard Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


Elizabeth Cleghorn


Isabella Gardiner


Richard Gardiner


Elizabeth or Ann Crabtree


Margaret Hart


Thomas Hart


Anne Montgomery


James Montgomery


Margaret Scott



Birth23 APR 1843
Place: St.. Mungo, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
DeathBEF 1910
Christening10 AUG 1843
Place: St.. Mungo, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, Scotland




Note 1

!Source: Old Parish Records.


!Source: Will of Mary Hotchkiss, dated 4 May 1900. Had brother Finlay Montgomery Hotchkis

!Source: Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

Name: Finlay Montgomery Hotchkis

Gender: Male

Birth Date: 23 Apr 1843

Baptism Date: 10 Aug 1843

Baptism Place: , St. Mungo, Dumfries, Scotland

Father: James Hotchkis

Mother: Margaret Hart

FHL Film Number: 1067970

Reference ID: - 2:1641F6G

!Source: 1861 Scotland Census

James Hotchkis 65, head, abt 1796, St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh

Margaret Hotchkis 55, wife, abt 1806, Aberlady, haddington

Isobel Hotchkis 29, daughter, abt 1832, St. Mungo, Dumfries

Finlay M Hotchkis 17, son, abt 1844, St. Mungo, Dumfries <<<

Montgomery T Hart 63, Brother-in-law, abt 1798, S, India Madras B

Margaret McDougal 34, servant, abt 1827, St. Mungo, Dumfs, Occupation: Ladies Maid

Mary McDougal 40, servant, abt 1821, St. Mungo, Dumfs, Occupation: Cook

Euphemia Little 24, servant, abt 1837, Kirkpatrick Durham, Kirkcudbright, Occupation: House Maid

!Source: 1871 Scotland Census

Name: Finlay M Hotchki

Age: 27

Estimated birth year: abt 1844

Relationship: Lodger

Gender: Male

Where born: St Menigo, Dumfries

Registration Number: 644/6

Registration district: Blythswood

Civil Parish: Glasgow Barony

County: Lanarkshire

Address: 327 Sauchiehall St.

Occupation: Commission Machan

ED: 46

Household schedule number: 120

LINE: 21

Roll: CSSCT1871_134

Household Members:

Name Age

Hannah Gardner 65

Finlay M Hotchki 27

!Source: in the California, U.S., County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980

Name: Flora Cornelia Preston

Gender: Female

Event Type: Marriage

Marriage Date: 19 Jun 1889

Marriage Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

Spouse: Finlay M Hotchkiss

!Source: 1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Finlay Hotchkiss

Age: 51

Birth Date: Apr 1849

Birthplace: Scotland

Home in 1900: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California

Ward of City: 4th

Street: So Grand Avenue

House Number: 726

Sheet Number: 4A

Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 70

Family Number: 77

Race: White

Gender: Male

Immigration Year: 1880

Relation to Head of House: Head

Marital Status: Married

Spouse's Name: Flora Hotchkiss

Marriage Year: 1889

Years Married: 11

Father's Birthplace: Scotland

Mother's Birthplace: Scotland

Years in US: 20

Naturalization: No

Occupation: Life Insurance

Months not employed: 0

Can Read: Yes

Can Write: Yes

Can Speak English: Yes

House Owned or Rented: R

Farm or House: H

Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members:

Name Age

Finlay Hotchkiss 51, head, Apr 1849, Scotland

Flora Hotchkiss 39, wife, Nov 1860, Michigan

Annie E Hotchkiss 9, daughter, Jan 1891, California

Preston J Hotchkiss 6, son, Jun 1893, California