Janet Anderson


Personal and Family Information

Janet was born about 1806 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the daughter of unknown parents.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was John Hotchkiss / Hodgecase, who she married on 2 APR 1825 in Polmont, Scotland. Their six known children were John (1825-1883), James (1827-<1841), Margaret (c1830-?), George (1832-?), Michael (c1834-?) and James (c1838-?).

Her second husband was Thomas Kerr, who she married on 20 MAY 1838 in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Their three known children were Janet (c1845-?), Helen (c1847-?) and Thomas (c1849-?).


BirthABT 1806
Place: Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland


Note 1

!Source: Old Parish Register Births/Christenings, General Register Office for Scotland, http://subscribers.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/.

!Notes: Marriage also recorded n Falkirk on 30 May 1825.

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Banns & Marriages

34 02/04/1825 HOTCHKIS JOHN JANET ANDERSON/FR810 [FR810] M POLMONT /STIRLING 487/00 0030 0229

35 30/05/1825 HOTCHKIS JOHN JANET ANDERSON/FR3331 [FR3331] M FALKIRK /STIRLING 479/00 0120 0106

Banns read at 2 parishes.

!Source: ancestry.com/ Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910

Name: Thomas Kerr

Gender: Male

Marriage Date: 20 May 1838

Marriage Place: Barony,Lanark,Scotland

Spouse: Janet Howat

FHL Film Number: 0994189-0994191, 1041481, 0994188

!Source: ancestry.com/ 1851 Scotland Census

Name: Thomas Kins

Age: 44

Estimated birth year: abt 1807

Relationship: Head

Spouse: Janet Kins

Gender: Male

Where born: Oldmoneland, Lanark

Parish Number: 639

Civil Parish: Dalzell

Town: Motherwell

County: Lanarkshire

Address: Motherwell

Occupation: Coal Miner

ED: 2

Page: 32

Household schedule number: 127

LINE: 18

Roll: CSSCT1851_151

Household Members:

Thomas Kins 44, head, abt 1807, Oldmoneland, Lanark

Janet Kins 45, wife, abt 1806, Bothwell, Lanark

George Hodgeskis 19, Stepson, abt 1832, Oldmoneland, Lanark

Michael Hodgeskis 17, Stepson, abt 1834, Oldmoneland, Lanark

James Hodgeskis 12, Stepson, abt 1839, Oldmoneland, Lanark

Janet Kerr 6, Daughter, abt 1845, Bothwell, Lanark

Helen Kerr 4, Daughter, abt 1847, Bothwell, Lanark

Thomas Kerr 2, Son, abt 1849, Bothwell, Lanark

!Source: ancestry.com/ 1861 Scotland Census

Name: Thomas Kerr

Age: 54

Estimated birth year: abt 1807

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Janet Kerr

Gender: Male

Where born: Barony, Lanarkshire

Registration Number: 625/2

Registration district: Holytown

Civil Parish: Bothwell

County: Lanarkshire

Address: 8 Bairds Sq

Occupation: Coal Miner

ED: 10

Household schedule number: 3

LINE: 12

Roll: CSSCT1861_92

Household Members:

Thomas Kerr 54, head, abt 1807, Barony, Lanarkshire

Janet Kerr 55, wife, abt 1806, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

Helen Kerr 14, daughter, abt 1847, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

Thomas Kerr 12, son, abt 1849, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

Micheal Hodgeskis 26, stepson, abt 1835, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire

Janet Hodgeskis 5, [step-grand-?]daughter, abt 1856, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

John Hodgeskis 3 Mo, [step-grand-?]son, abt January 1861, Camnethan, Lanarkshire

The 1861 Census for Scotland was taken on the night of 7/8 April 1861.