John was born about 1580 in Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, the son of unknown parents.
He died about JAN 1665 in England.
His wife was Margaret Nevett, who he married in ABT 1603. The place has not been found. Their ten known children were John (<1607-1681), Thomas (c1611-1693), Joshua (c1620->1691), Samuel (c1622-1663), Susanna (c1624-?), Elizabeth (c1628-<1674), Barbara (c1630-c1675), Aurelia (c1632-?), Daniel (c1636-<1666) and Sarah (c1638-?).
|Death||ABT JAN 1665||
|Burial||ABT 10 JAN 1665||
!Source: Early Hotchkiss wills of his self and his children.
!Notes: Of Dodington, Whitchurch, Co. Salop. Will, of 25 Nov 1657, proved at Lichfield, 14 Mar 1665.
!P: Hotchkiss of Whitchurch, &c. Arms:- Parted per pale, Gules and Azure, a chevron engrailed Or, between 3 lions rampant Argent. Crest: A cock's head erased Or, pollettee between two wings displayed.
!Notes: Per Steven C. Perkins website at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~scperkins/hperkanc.html. 96. John Hotchkiss . Born, 1580, in Dodington, Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Died, Jan 1665/6, in Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Burial: 10 Jan 1665/6, in Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Prob of Est: 14 Mar 1665/6. Occupation: draper.
!Notes: from "An Introduction to the Name and Family of Hotchkiss", Compiled by The Hotchkiss Family Association, Inc., Aug, 1985 , found at: http://mysite.verizon.net/stuh/Page01.html. - Unproven linage for Samuel Hotchkiss: William Hotchkiss of Bedfordshire, England married Miss Mainwarning and had at least 1 son Richard Hotchkiss married Miss Soulton and had at least 1 son Allan Hotchkiss married Mary Cotton and had 3 sons 1. John Hotchkiss 2. Richard Hotchkiss 3. George Hotchkiss The above is our current John, thought to be the father of Samuel.