James Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 26 SEP 1873 in Gartsherrie, Old Monkland,Lanarkshire, Scotland, the son of Michael Hotchkiss and Nicholas Cunningham.

His wife was Annie McGowan McTay, who he married on 25 DEC 1897 in Dumbarton, Scotland. Their two known children were Agnes (c1899-?) and Nicholas Cunningham (1900-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Hotchkiss


Michael Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss


Margaret Anderson


Janet Jenkins


Robert Jenkins


Janet Duncan


Nicholas Cunningham


John Cunningham


Elizabeth McKersie



Birth26 SEP 1873
Place: Gartsherrie, Old Monkland,Lanarkshire, Scotland


Note 1

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

Name: James Hotchkies

Gender: Male

Birth Date: 26 Sep 1873

Birth Place: Old Monkland,Lanark,Scotland

Father: Michael Hotchkies

Mother: Nicholas Cunningham

FHL Film Number: 6035516

!Source: ancestry.com 1881 Scotland Census

Michael Hotchkies 37, head, abt 1844, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire

Nicholas Hotchkies 31, wife, abt 1850, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Elizabeth Hotchkies 8, daughter, abt 1873, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire

James Hotchkies 7, son, abt 1874, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire <<<<

Janet Hotchkies 3, daughter, abt 1878, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire

Nicholas Hotchkies 1, daughter, abt 1880, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire

Robert Cunningham 27, boarder, abt 1854, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

!Source: ancestry.com 1901 Scotland Census

Name: James Hotchkiss

Age: 27

Estimated birth year: abt 1874

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Annie Hotchkiss

Gender: Male

Where born: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Registration Number: 652/2

Registration district: Coatbridge

Civil Parish: Old Monkland

County: Lanarkshire

Address: 130a Dunbeth Road

Occupation: Brassfounder

ED: 19

Household schedule number: 228

LINE: 17

Roll: CSSCT1901_347

Household Members:

Name Age

James Hotchkiss 27, head, abt 1874, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Annie Hotchkiss 28, wife, abt 1873, Ardrossan, Ayrshire

Agnes Hotchkiss 2, daughter, abt 1899, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Nicholas Hotchkiss 9 Mo, daughter, abt 1900, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

The 1901 Census for Scotland was taken on the night of 31 March/1 April 1901.