James was born on 17 OCT 1847 in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland, Scotland, the son of Cornelius Hotchkiss and Janet Laird.
He died on 23 JUN 1934 in Lonaconing, Allegany Co., MD, Maryland.
His wife was Marion Atkinson, who he married in NOV 1874 in Lonaconing, Allegany Co., MD. Their five known children were Elizabeth Wallace (1876-1954), Richard Cornelius (1880-1948), Jennet Laird (1882-1981), Hugh Atkinson (1884-1957) and Ethel Marion (1888-c1981).
|Birth||17 OCT 1847||
|Death||23 JUN 1934||
|Burial||25 JUN 1934||
!Source: This family line from Mary Ellen Hughes.
!Notes: Emigration 1865.