Samuel Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Samuel was born about 1622 in Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, the son of John Hotchkiss and Margaret Nevett.

He died on 28 DEC 1663 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.

His wife was Elizabeth Cleverly, who he married on 7 SEP 1642 in 1stCongregChurch, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut. Their seven known children were John (c1643-1689), Samuel (c1645-1705), Sarah (c1646-c1711), James (c1647-c1649), Joshua (1651-1722), Thomas (1654-1711) and Daniel (1657-1711).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Samuel Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss


Allan Hotchkiss


Allan Hotchkiss


Mary Cotton


Mary Cotton


Richard Cotton


Mary Mainwaring


Margaret Nevett


Thomas Nevett


Ann Taylor



BirthABT 1622
Place: Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England
Death28 DEC 1663
Place: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut


Note 1

!Notes: There are many sources of information on this Samuel Hotchkiss, as he is claimed as an ancestor by the largest portion of people with the surname Hotchkiss in the United States. The Hotchkiss Family Association [website at:] is the official clearing house for such information however. I will not endeavor to go too much into this linage for now as it is well documented elsewhere.

!Notes: Per Steven C. Perkins website at: 80. Samuel[9] Hotchkiss [John, 96][39] [A280]. Born, circa 1623, in Dodington, Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Died, 28 Dec 1663, in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Prob of Est: 29 Jan 1663/4, in New Haven, CT, Inventory date. Occupation: farmer.