Janet was born about 1750 in Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the daughter of unknown parents.
She had four marriages/partners. Her first husband is not known, but they were married in BEF 1773. The place has not been found. Their only known child was UNKNOWN (<1773-?).
Her second husband was Emanuel Hotchkiss. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Manual (c1774-?).
Her third husband was James Cowan, who she married in 1779. The place has not been found. Their only known child was Cowan (c1780-?).
Her fourth husband was William Beverige, who she married in ABT 1780. The place has not been found. Their only known child was Beverige (1781-?).
!Notes: Janet was not actually married to Emanual Hodgecase, but had a publicly proclaimed affair resulting in a child. Various other affairs by Janet found in the Presby sessions of the Church at Airth, Scotland are also included in this manner. Session minutes are included in the notes of the other parties.