Rebecca Simpson


Personal and Family Information

Rebecca was born about 1811 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the daughter of Robert Simpson and Margaret Borland.

She died on 29 JUN 1875 in Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Her husband was Cornelius Hotchkiss, who she married on 8 NOV 1828 in Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirling, Scotland. Their four known children were Christian (1832-?), Edward (1834-1912), Robert (c1837-<1851) and Margaret (c1839-1889).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Rebecca Simpson


Robert Simpson


Margaret Borland



BirthABT 1811
Place: Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death29 JUN 1875
Place: Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland


Note 1

!Age: from Census of Scotland 1841 & 1851. 1841 lists as age 30. 1851 lists as age 47. Born in Larbert.

!Note: Death Certificate: Deaths in the District of Bothkennar in the County of Stirling. - No. 22 - Name and Surname./Rank or Profession, and whether Single, Married, or Widowed. Rebecca Hotchkis [Widow of Cornelius HotchkissMiner] - When and Where Died. 1875, June twentynineth 0 hr 30 m. PM / Carronshore, Bothkennar - Sex. F - Age. 75 years - Name, Surname, & Rank or Profession of Father. / Name, and Maiden Surname of Mother. Robert Simpson Coalminer [Dec], Margaret Simpson M.S. Borland [Dec] - Cause of Death, Duration of Disease, & Medical Attendant by whom certified. Carcinoma of the Uterus. Several months at best by David Hig FRCSE - Signature & Qualification of Informant, and Residence, if out of the House in which the Death occured. Edward Hotchkis His X Mark Son Also present Andria Ferguson Registered Midwife - When and Where Registerd, and Signature of Registrar. 1875 10 July At Bothkennar Andrew Ferguson.