Richard Fleming Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Richard was born on 16 JAN 1880 in N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland, the son of Richard Philip Hotchkiss and Agnes Fleming.

He died on 15 DEC 1963 in Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA.

His wife was Ellen "Nellie" McCoy, who he married on 21 MAY 1906 in Billings, Montana. Their four known children were Richard Philip (1907-1974), Kathryn (c1910-?), Agnes (c1912-?) and Warren D (c1914-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Richard Fleming Hotchkiss


Richard Philip Hotchkiss


William Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Agnes Conachy


Mary Philip


Agnes Fleming



Birth16 JAN 1880
Place: N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Death15 DEC 1963
Place: Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA
Burial16 DEC 1963
Place: Highland Cemeter, Casper Wyoming


OccupationCoal Engineer


Note 1

!Source: IGI

!NOTE: living at 1330 S. Washington, Casper, Wyo at time of death

!OCCUPATION: Coal Miner, Owner/Operator Hotchkiss Coal Co. Dietz, Wyo. Coal Mines in Kooi, Wyo.

!RELIGION: Rev. Fr. James Power, St. PatrickUs Catholic Church officiated at funeral

!Source: Charles Marvin Cox Listed Surname as Hotchkies.

Had birthplace as Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska

!Source: 1881 Scotland Census

Richd Hotchkis 39, head, abt 1842, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Agnes Hotchkiss 30, wife, abt 1851, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

William Hotchkis 16, son, abt 1865, Newton, Lanarkshire

Agnes Hotchkis 14, daughter, abt 1867, Newton, Lanarkshire

Mary Hotchkis 12, daughter, abt 1869, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Susan Hotchkis 10, daughter, abt 1871, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Margaret Hotchkis 6, daughter, abt 1875, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Thomas Hotchkis 4, son, abt 1877, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Elizabeth Hotchkis 3, daughter, abt 1878, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire

Richd Hotchkis 3 Mo, son, abt Feb 1881, N Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire <<<

Jessie Fleming 22, visitor, abt 1859, Boness, Linlithgow, Occupation: Domestic Servant

!Source: 1900 United States Federal Census

Richard Hotchkiss 58, head, Nov 1841, Scotland

Agnes Hotchkiss 48, wife, Mar 1852, Scotland

Thomas Hotchkiss 23, son, Nov 1876, Scotland

Eliz Hotchkiss 22, daughter, May 1878, Scotland

Richard Hotchkiss 19, son, Dec 1880, Scotland <<<

Robert Hotchkiss 17, son, Jun 1882, Scotland

Georgina Hotchkiss 15, daughter, Jul 1884, Scotland

Christina Hotchkiss 12, daughter, May 1888, Ohio

George Hotchkiss 7, son, Sep 1892, Ohio


Richard Fleming Hotchkiss

Birth: Dec. 16, 1880, Scotland

Death: Dec. 15, 1963 Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA


Richard Fleming Hotchkiss was born the 16th of December, 1880 in Glasgow, Scotland to Richard and Agnes [Fleming] Hotchkiss. The family immigrated to the United States and spent a number of years in Ohio.


Richard married Ellen "Nellie" McCoy on the 21st of May 1906 in Billings, Montana. They had four children: Richard, Kathryn, Agnes and Warren.


An obituary was printed as well in the Capser Star Tribune on the 16 of December, 1963. It reads:


Retired Coal Engineer Dies Here Sunday


Richard F. Hotchkiss died Sunday at his home at 1330 South Washington.


He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and at the age of five came with his family to the United States, settling in Wellsdun, Ohio.


He was reared and schooled in Wellsdun and moved to Uinta County when he was a young man. A mining engineer, he worked in Uinta County and later operated the Hotchkiss Coal Co., in Sheridan.


He retired six years ago.


He married in 1906 in Billings, Mont.


Survivors include his wife, Ellen; a daughter, Mrs. Agnes Stanton, Albuquerque, NM; two sons, Richard P., 1343 South Washington, and Warren D. Medora, ND; a sister, Mrs. Christine Williams, Sheridan; two brothers, Robert, Pomona, Calif.; and George, Denver and nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Funeral services, under the direction of the Bustard Funeral Home, are pending.


Family links:


Richard Philip Hotchkiss [1843 - 1914]

Agnes Fleming Hotchkiss [1851 - 1927]


Ellen McCoy Hotchkiss [1889 - 1972]


Agnes Hotchkiss Stanton [1916 - 1999]*


William Anthony Hotchkiss [1865 - 1954]**

Elizabeth V. Hotchkiss [1878 - 1906]**

Richard Fleming Hotchkiss [1880 - 1963]

Gene A. Hotchkiss [1884 - 1907]**

*Calculated relationship


Burial: Highland Cemetery, Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA

Plot: Block 96 Lot 4 Grave 8

Created by: Inga McCoy

Record added: Nov 27, 2009

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