John Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

John was born about 1580 in Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, the son of Allan Hotchkiss and Mary Cotton.

He died about JAN 1666 in England.

His wife was Margaret Nevett, who he married in ABT 1603. The place has not been found. Their ten known children were John (<1607-1681), Thomas (c1611-1693), Joshua (c1620->1691), Samuel (c1622-1663), Susanna (c1624-?), Elizabeth (c1628-<1674), Barbara (c1630-c1675), Aurelia (c1632-?), Daniel (c1636-<1666) and Sarah (c1638-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Hotchkiss


Allan Hotchkiss


Allan Hotchkiss


Richard Hotchkiss


Alice Soulton


Mary Cotton


Richard Cotton



BirthABT 1580
Place: Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England
DeathABT JAN 1666
Place: England
BurialABT 10 JAN 1665
Place: Whitchurch, Shropshire, England




Note 1

!Source: 1566, 1582, 1634 Bedford Visitation

[see images attached to William b abt 1505] years estimated. This means everyone on the pedegree was born by 1634.

!Source: Early Hotchkiss wills of his self and his children.

!Notes: Of Dodington, Whitchurch, Co. Salop. Will, of 25 Nov 1657, proved at Lichfield, 14 Mar 1665.

!P: Hotchkiss of Whitchurch, &c. Arms:- Parted per pale, Gules and Azure, a chevron engrailed Or, between 3 lions rampant Argent. Crest: A cock's head erased Or, pollettee between two wings displayed.

!Notes: Per Steven C. Perkins website at: 96. John[10] Hotchkiss[48] [A560]. Born, 1580, in Dodington, Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Died, Jan 1665/6, in Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Burial: 10 Jan 1665/6, in Whitchurch Par., Shropshire, Eng. Prob of Est: 14 Mar 1665/6. Occupation: draper.

!Notes: from "An Introduction to the Name and Family of Hotchkiss", Compiled by The Hotchkiss Family Association, Inc., Aug, 1985 [Incorporated 1962], found at: - Unproven linage for Samuel Hotchkiss: William Hotchkiss of Bedfordshire, England [abt 1500] married Miss Mainwarning and had at least 1 son Richard Hotchkiss married Miss Soulton and had at least 1 son Allan Hotchkiss married Mary Cotton and had 3 sons 1. John Hotchkiss 2. Richard Hotchkiss 3. George Hotchkiss The above is our current John, thought to be the father of Samuel.

!Source: Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714. Originally published by University of Oxford, Oxford, 1891.

Hochkenis, John B.A. [sup. 3 June], 1597, of Magdalen Hall. See O.H.S. xii. 207.

!Source: Record Transcription: Shropshire Burials

First name[s] Two Children

Last name Hochkis

Birth year -

Death year 1635

Death date ? ? 1635

Burial year 1635

Burial date 11 Feb 1635

Burial place Whitchurch

Denomination Anglican

Father's first name[s] John

County Shropshire

Archive refererence P303/A/1/2

Page 63

Register type Composite

Register date range 1633-1682

Record set Shropshire Burials

Category Birth, Marriage & Death [Parish Registers]

Subcategory Parish Burials

Collections from Great Britain, England