Nicholas was born about 1848, the daughter of John Cunningham and Elizabeth McKersie. The place is not known.
Her husband was Michael Hotchkiss, who she married on 14 JUL 1871 in Old Monkland Manse, Lanark, Scotland. Their four known children were Elizabeth Mckersie (1872-?), James (1873-?), Janet (c1878-?) and Nicholas (c1880-?).
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Old Parish Births and Baptisms
22/05/1843 CUNNINGHAM NICHOLAS_ MCKER JOHN CUNNINGHAM/ELIZABETH MCKERSIE FR5623 M GLASGOW
!Source: ancestry.com/ 1881 Scotland Census
Michael Hotchkies 37, head, abt 1844, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire
Nicholas Hotchkies 31, wife, abt 1850, Glasgow, Lanarkshire <<<<
Elizabeth Hotchkies 8, daughter, abt 1873, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire
James Hotchkies 7, son, abt 1874, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire
Janet Hotchkies 3, daughter, abt 1878, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire
Nicholas Hotchkies 1, daughter, abt 1880, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire
Robert Cunningham 27, boarder, abt 1854, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire