Richard Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Richard was born about 1594 in England, the son of Thomas Hotchkiss and Jane Hopkynson.

His wife was Elizabeth Howells, who he married on 23 JUN 1622 in St. Chad's, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Their five known children were Richard (c1623-?), Thomas (c1625-c1626), Thomas (c1627-c1627), Mary (c1628-?) and Andrew (c1632-c1715).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Richard Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss


Richard Hotchkiss






Jane Hopkynson



BirthABT 1594
Place: England
Christening25 FEB 1594
Place: Berrington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England






Note 1

!Source: Record Transcription: England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

First name[s] Richus

Last name Hotchkis

Gender Male

Birth year -

Birth place -

Baptism year 1593

Baptism date 25 Feb 1593

Place Berrington

County Shropshire

Country England

Father's first name[s] Thomae

Father's last name Hotchkis

Mother's first name[s] -

Mother's last name -

Record set England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Parish Baptisms

Collections from England, Great Britain

Note: Julian calendar year starts March 25 while Gregorian starts January 1.

!Source: Record Transcription: Shropshire Marriages

First name[s] Richard

Last name Hoghkis

Marriage year 1622

Marriage date 23 Jun 1622

Marriage place Shrewsbury, St. Chad's

Denomination Anglican

Spouse's first name[s] Elizabeth

Spouse's last name Howells

County Shropshire

Register date range 1616-1638

Archive reference P253/A/1/1

Page 23

Register type Composite

Record set Shropshire Marriages

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Parish Marriages

Collections from Great Britain, England

!Source: Shrewsbury Burgess Roll,

Shropshire arch├Žological and parish register society,

Authors: Shrewsbury [England], Herbert Edward Forrest,

Editor: Herbert Edward Forrest,

Publisher: Printed by W.B. Walker, 1924,

Original from: the University of California,

Digitized Jun 12, 2010, 322 pages

Other possible early Hotchkiss family.


William, of S., draper, s. John of Pulverbatch 1495

William, of S. smith, s. Richard of Ashe, Whitchurch. 1519

Richard, of S., carpenter, s. William of Petton, husbandman. 1559.

Richard, of S., clothworker, s. Thomas, of Abbots Betton, yeoman. 1623. <<<