James Cranston Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 25 OCT 1862 in 55 Buchanan Street, Coatbridge, Old Monkland, Scotland, the son of Joseph Hotchkiss and Mary Cranston.

He died on 8 OCT 1929 in Swissvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.

His wife was Catherine D McKenna. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were William (1897-1948), Catherine D (1901-1976), James K (1907-1957), Mary Elizabeth (1910-1912), Janet H (1912-1930), Earl Vincent (1912-1975) and Robert Charles (1920-1971).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Cranston Hotchkiss


Joseph Hotchkiss


Edward Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Janet Stewart


Christian Hunter


Mary Cranston


James Cranston


Jennie Moffit


James Moffit



Birth25 OCT 1862
Place: 55 Buchanan Street, Coatbridge, Old Monkland, Scotland
Death8 OCT 1929
Place: Swissvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA


Note 1

!Source: IGI & Dan Huffman's website, http://www.westol.com/~huffman/Huffman2/TheHuffmanFamily.html, which took it from: The Huffman Family taken from page 667 of some Beaver County, PA book. This source is quote below:

!Source: James, baggage master in the Union depot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he resides.

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ -- Statutory Register Births

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

Name: James Hotchkiss

Gender: Male

Birth Date: 25 Oct 1862

Birth Place: Old Monkland,Lanark,Scotland

Father: Joseph Hotchkiss

Mother: Mary Cranston

FHL Film Number: 6035516

!Source: 1880 United States Federal Census

Hotchkiss, Mary, age 53, keeping house

-, William, age 35, step-son, coal miner

-,Jane, age 21, daughter, At home

-,John, age 19, son, coal miner

-,James, age 19, son, coal miner <<<<

-,Joseph, age 14, son, at school

-,Michael, age 10, son, at school

-,Edward, age 2, son

!Source: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132321532

James Cranston Hotchkiss

Birth: Apr., 1866, Scotland

Death: Oct. 8, 1929

Swissvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA


Family links:


Joseph Hotchkiss

Mary Cranston Hotchkiss



Catherine D. McKenna Hotchkiss



William Cranston Hotchkiss *

Catherine D. Hotchkiss Wible *

James K. Hotchkiss *

Mary Elizabeth Hotchkiss *

Earl Vincent Hotchkiss *

Janet H. Hotchkiss *

Robert Charles Hotchkiss *



William Hotchkiss **

Janet Hotchkiss Huffman *

Edward Hotchkiss *

John Hotchkiss *

James Cranston Hotchkiss

Michael C. Hotchkiss *

Joseph Hotchkiss *


*Calculated relationship




Smithfield East End Cemetery, Pittsburgh,Allegheny County,Pennsylvania, USA


Created by: Debra A. Felger

Record added: Jul 04, 2014

Find A Grave Memorial# 132321532