Thomas Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Thomas was born on 2 MAY 1857 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of Cornelius Hotchkiss and Hannah Marshall.

He died on 15 MAY 1939 in Oakland, Alameda County, California.

His wife was Marian Padden. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their ten known children were Grace E (1886-1944), Ann Janet (1889-?), Mary Helen "Bee" (1890-1980), Nora (1891-?), Cora [Coralie] Alice (1893-?), Marshall "Bud" Thomas (1895-1954), Ruth Viola (1897-1975), Lillian (1902-1904), Blanche Irene (1905-1978) and Jack M (1910-1996).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Thomas Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Richard Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Janet Stewart


Jean McDougal


John McDougal


Jean McLuckie


Hannah Marshall


Peter Marshall


Anne Dure



Birth2 MAY 1857
Place: Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death15 MAY 1939
Place: Oakland, Alameda County, California


Note 1

!Source: Statutory registers Births 479/1 131

Hotchkis, Thomas

1857 May Second 6h30mAM Grahamston, Falkirk


Father: Cornelius Hotchkis, Joiner [journeyman]

Mother:Hannah Hotchkis M.S. Marshall


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Tree:From Norway and Scotland to USA

!Source: Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

Name: Thomas Hotchkis

Gender: Male

Birth Date: 2 May 1857

Birth Place: Falkirk,Stirling,Scotland

Father: Cornelius Hotchkis

Mother: Hannah Marshall

FHL Film Number: 6035516

!Source: 1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Thomas Hotchkiss

Age: 43

Birth Date: May 1857

Birthplace: England

Home in 1900: Seattle Ward 9, King, Washington

Ward of City: 9th 1st Precinct

Street: Salman Bay Water Front

House Number: 5

Sheet Number: 2A

Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 25

Family Number: 27

Race: White

Gender: Male

Immigration Year: 1874

Relation to Head of House: Head

Marital Status: Married

Spouse's Name: Marian Hotchkiss

Marriage Year: 1895

Years Married: 5

Father's Birthplace: England

Mother's Birthplace: England

Years in US: 26

Naturalization: Na

Occupation: Farm

Months not employed: 0

Can Read: Yes

Can Write: Yes

Can Speak English: Yes

House Owned or Rented: R

Farm or House: H

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Household Members:

Name Age

Thomas Hotchkiss 43, head, May 1857, England

Marian Hotchkiss 35, wife, Jul 1864, Iowa

Grace Hotchkiss 14, daughter, Mar 1886, South Dakota

Annie Hotchkiss 11, daughter, Apr 1889, South Dakota

Nora Hotchkiss 9, daughter, Mar 1891, South Dakota

Cora Hotchkiss 6, daughter, Jun 1893, South Dakota

Marshall Hotchkiss 5, son, Jan 1895, South Dakota

Ruth Hotchkiss 2, daughter, Nov 1897, South Dakota

William Badden 71, Father in Law, Dec 1828, New York [William Padden] 

!Source: 1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Thomas Hotchkiss

Age in 1910: 52

Birth Year: abt 1858

Birthplace: Scotland

Home in 1910: Spokane Ward 1, Spokane, Washington

Street: North Dee Street

House Number: 303

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relation to Head of House: Head

Marital Status: Married

Spouse's Name: Mary Hotchkiss

Father's Birthplace: Scotland

Mother's Birthplace: Scotland

Native Tongue: English

Occupation: Foreman

Industry: Rail Road

Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner

Home Owned or Rented: Rent

Farm or House: House

Able to Read: Yes

Able to Write: Yes

Years Married: 22

Out of Work: N

Number of weeks out of work: 0

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Household Members:

Name Age

Thomas Hotchkiss 52

Mary Hotchkiss 44

Anna J Hotchkiss 20

Mary H Hotchkiss 19

Cora A Hotchkiss 16

Marshall T Hotchkiss 15

Ruth V Hotchkiss 12

Blanch I Hotchkiss 4

!Source: 1930 United States Federal Census

Marshall T Hotchkiss 36, head, abt 1894, South Dakota

Agnes Hotchkiss 36, wife, abt 1894, Nebraska [Anges Hotchkiss] 

Thomas Hotchkiss 73, father, abt 1857, Scotland

Jack Hotchkiss 19, brother, abt 1911, Washington