John Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

John was born about 1766, the son of James Hotchkiss and Elizabeth Cleghorn. The place is not known.

He has died but the date and place are unknown.

His wife was Helen Henderson, who he married on 2 MAY 1788 in Polmont, Scotland. Their nine known children were John (1790-1825), Elizabeth (1792-1858), James (1796-<1851), Robert (1799-?), Margaret (1801-1858), William (1803-?), Janet (c1806-?), David (1808-?) and Emanuel (c1811-1892).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss


Elizabeth Cleghorn


Thomas Cleghorn


Sophia Lewe



BirthABT 1766
Christening10 SEP 1766
Place: Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


Note 1

!Source: IGI As of Mar 1991.

!Source: Parish Records.

!Notes: The "Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild Brethren, 1761-1841" from the Scottish Record Society, shows that on 20 Sep 1787, he was a brewer, a burgess of Edinburgh and Gild Brother in or by right of his father.

!Notes: Recorded as Hodgecase in daughter Elizabeth's Christening record, but as Hotchkis in most records. Also appears as Hodgskes.