Margaret Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born on 23 APR 1865 in Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirling, Scotland, the daughter of Edward Hotchkiss and Margaret Janet Penman.

She died on 11 SEP 1947 in Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas.

Her husband was Joseph Sharp, who she married on 1 AUG 1882 in Carronshore, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their nine known children were Margaret (1884-1966), Jeannie (1886->1980), James (1888-c1915), Edward (1890-1929), Joseph (1892-1914), Esther (1895-c1993), Daniel (1898-1962), Cornelius (1901-1964) and Ellen (1906-1975).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Margaret Hotchkiss


Edward Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Edward Hotchkiss


Margaret Baad


Rebecca Simpson


Robert Simpson


Margaret Borland


Margaret Janet Penman


William Penman


Alexander Penman


Mary Borrowman


Ann Christie


Alexander Christie


Ann Philp



Birth23 APR 1865
Place: Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirling, Scotland
Death11 SEP 1947
Place: Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas
BurialSEP 1947
Place: Mt.OliveCemetery, Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas


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Note 1

!Source: 34

!Obituary: [Burlingame Newspaper, September 1947, extract from a longer article entitled, "LOCALETTES"].

!P: Ed and James Hotchkiss received a message Wednesday [September 11, 1947] morning of the passing of their sister, Mrs. Joe Sharp, at her home in Pittsburg, Kansas. Mrs. Sharp lived in Burlingame years ago, but for many years her home has been in the Pittsburg community. She often visited relatives here.

!Source: Tim Sharp, from his website,

!Per Tim Sharp: Death date was 17 Sep 1947.

!Source: Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

Name: Margaret Hotchkis

Gender: Female

Birth Date: 23 Apr 1865

Birth Place: Bothkennar,Stirling,Scotland

Father: Edward Hotchkis

Mother: Margaret Penman

FHL Film Number: 6035516