Cornelius was born on 19 NOV 1879 in Carronshore, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of James Hotchkiss and Mary Rae.
His wife was Mary Rennie, who he married on 16 APR 1913 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their eleven known children were Robert (>1914-?), Neil (>1914-?), Helen (1914-?), Jessie (>1914-?), William (>1914-?), John (>1914-?), Andrew (>1914-?), Joseph (>1914-?), George (>1914-?), Clifford (>1914-?) and Charles (>1914-?).
|Birth||19 NOV 1879||
!Source: Tom Paterson's site at: http://web.ukonline.co.uk/Members/tom.paterson/groups/family_p15.htm
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Birth Record 1879 Births in the District of Bothkennar in the County of Stirling page 28 No. 82 Name and Surname. Cornelius Hotchkies When and Where Born. 1879 November Ninteenth 10 ho. AM Carronshore, Bothkennar Sex. M Name, Surname, & Rank or Profession of Father. James Hotchkies Coalminer Name, and Maiden Surnae of Mother. Mary Hotchkies M.S. Rae Date and Place of Marriage. 1868 December 31 at Larbert Signature and Qualification of Informant, and Residence if out of the Home in which the Birth occurred. James Hotchkies, Father When and Where Registered and Signature of Registrar. 1879 16 November at Bothkennar Andrew Ferguson, Registrar.
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