Margaret was born about 1806 in Aberlady, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, the daughter of Thomas Hart and Anne Montgomery.
She died on 9 FEB 1876. The place is not known.
Her husband was James Hotchkiss, who she married on 11 JUL 1824 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Their ten known children were Ann Montgomerie (1827-?), Mary (1828-1900), Margaret Hart (1830-?), Isobel (1831-1902), John (1832-1845), Richard James (1834-?), Thomas Hart (1835-1849), James (1837-1901), Jane Hart (1839->1890) and Finlay Montgomerie (1843-<1910).
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|Death||9 FEB 1876|
!Source: http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk Inventory of estate, 31 Mar 1876. Possible relatives: James Montgomery, Dean of Diocese of Edinburgh - held stocks for Margaret.
!Source: http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk Will of Margaret Hart Hotchkiss, 3 Apr 1875, and updated several times. Widow of James Hotchkiss writer to the Signet. Possible relatives: * Jemima Erkers or Aitken, * Margaret Hotchkiss McDougal, * Mary McDougal, James Matthews Duncan, Andrew Jameson, * Jack Finlay. *Children had an Aunt Finlay. Children had grand Aunt to father, Mrs. Gardner. *Husband had cousin Richard. Husband's father had coin collection, and swords and war implements. There was a full leangth picure by Raeburn of her mother Mrs. Hart. *Had granddaughter Caroline Francis Hotchkiss. Had father Major Hart. *Had mother Mrs Hart, with sister Mrs. Campbell of [Kentyre or some such]. *Had grandmother Lady Elizabeth Montgomery wife of the Lord chief Baron of Scotland. There was a family diamond ring given by Richard the 1st to one of the Family who was "Lord Mair" of London - give to son Richard to go down in straight male line from her son Richard. *Had cousin the Marchioness of Townsend. Husband had uncle M Fullerton with estate called [Garstairs or some such]. Daughters Mary and Isobel were unmarried at that time. Oldest Daughter was Anne Montgomery Hotchkis or Loch - named after Margaret's mother. Daughter was later [in the will] called Anna [Young] or Hotchkis. *Daughter Mary was named for Grand Aunt the first Mrs Hotchkiss of Lanwysk. Other daughters were Margaret Hotchkiss or Jameson, and Jane Hart Hotchkiss or Matthews Duncan. Sons included Captain Richard James Hotchkiss, James Finley Hotchkiss - traveled in South America. Son-in-law John Adam Loch [became blind]. Jane Hart Hotchkiss Matthews Duncan had a daughter, Isobel Matthews Duncan. *Grandson James Rapier Hotchkiss. Grandson William Matthews Duncan. Grandson Andrew Jameson.
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Banns & Marriages
28 11/07/1824 HOTCHKIS JAMES MARGARET HART/FR4997 [FR4997] M EDINBURGH EDINBURGH CITY CITY/MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 0630 0221
29 20/07/1824 HOTCHKIS JAMES MARGARET HART/FR537 [FR537] M ST MUNGO /DUMFRIES 847/00 0020 0108
Banns read in 2 places.
!Source: http://subscribers.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Old Parish Records.
1 7 Jul 1827 HOTCHKIS ANN MONTGOMERIE JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR516 F EDINBURGH 685/01 0055 No Image
8 17 Oct 1828 HOTCHKIS MARY JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR612 F EDINBURGH 685/01 0056 No Image
7 6 Sep 1830 HOTCHKIS MARGARET HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR500 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
3 9 Jul 1831 HOTCHKIS ISOBEL JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR501 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image 6 23 Dec 1832 HOTCHKIS JOHN JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR504 U ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
9 18 Feb 1834 HOTCHKIS RICHARD JAMES JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR507 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
10 9 Jun 1835 HOTCHKIS THOMAS HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR509 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
4 4 Apr 1837 HOTCHKIS JAMES JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR511 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
5 24 Apr 1839 HOTCHKIS JANE HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR513 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
2 10 Aug 1843 HOTCHKIS FINLAY MONTGOME JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR517 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image
!Source: ancestry.com 1851 Scotland Census
Margaret Hotchkis 45 Where born: Balancraf, east lothian abt 1806
!Source: ancestry.com 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