William was born about 1740 in Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, England, the son of George Hotchkiss and Mary Day.
|Christening||30 JAN 1740||
!Source: Sheila Clayton at http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/.
!Source: IGI Individual Record British Isles
WILLIAM HODGKISS Male
Christening: 30 JAN 1739 Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, England
Father: GEORGE HODGKISS
!Source: Madeley Bishops Transcripts
30 Jan 1740 William, s. of George & Mary Hodgkiss [bap]
!Notes: Difference due to double year of the time.