Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis

ID# 5731, (29 Jan 1864 - 14 Nov 1942)


Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis was born on 29 Jan 1864 at Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Parents: Thomas Hotchkis & Elizabeth Wotherspoon.1

She was the daughter of Thomas Hotchkis and Elizabeth Wotherspoon.

Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis married Alexander Laird, son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner, on 13 Jul 1883 at Gardiners Land, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Publication according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland

Alexander Laird,
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 20
Usual Res: Gardiners Land, Thornwood
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Gardiner
Elizabeth Hotchkis,
Fathers Housekeeper, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: Gardiners Land, Thornwood
Parents: Thomas Hotchkis, Over? Coal Pit & Elizabeth Wotherspoon (dec)

Witnesses: Mary or Henry Hotchkis & Jane Laird.2,3


As of 13 Jul 1883,her married name was Laird.

Elizabeth appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Alexander Laird at Youngs Terrace, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, 26, Check Weigh Man, Braehead, Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, 27, Ballieston Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 7, Scholar, Uddingston
LAIRD William, Son, 5, Scholar, Uddingston
LAIRD Jeannie, Dau, 1, Uddingston
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 3, Uddingston.4



Elizabeth appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Alexander Laird at Youngs Land, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, 36, Checkweighman, Baillieston Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, 37, Balliston
LAIRD Elizabeth W, Dau, 17, Dressmaker, Bothwell
LAIRD William, Son, 15, Plumber, Bothwell
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 11, Scholar, Bothwell
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 8, Scholar, Bothwell
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 6, Scholar, Bothwell.5



Elizabeth appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Youngs Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Elizabeth, William, Jeanie, Thomas, Alexander and Janet ;
LAIRD Elizabeth, Head, 3 rooms with windows, 7 people present, 47, Widow, (no children details listed), Private Means, Old Monkland
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 27, S, Dressmaker, own account at home, Bothwell
LAIRD William, Son, 25, S, Plumber, worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 21, S, Dressmaker, own account at home, Bothwell
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 18, S, Apprentice Electrician, General Engineering, Worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 16, S, Apprentice Pattenmaker, General Engineering, Worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Janet, Dau, 6, School, Bothwell.6



Elizabeth died on 14 Nov 1942 at 16 Westmuir Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 78 years, 9 months and 16 days

Elizabeth Rae Laird
(Widow of Alexander Laird, Colliery Checkweighman)
At 0h 5m AM aged 78yrs
Parents: Thomas Hotchkiss, Mining Contractor (dec) & Elizabeth Hotchkiss MS Wotherspoon (dec)

Joseph Greenfield, son in law was present at her death.2,7



Elizabeth's cause of death on 14 Nov 1942 was from Chronic Bronchitis, 5 years
Myocarditis, 4 years
Senility.



Elizabeth and Alexander had 7 Children.

Children of Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis and Alexander Laird

FatherThomas Hotchkis (c 1827 - 17 Jul 1907)
MotherElizabeth Wotherspoon (c 1828 - 14 Jun 1878)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQHG-86P : accessed 3 February 2016), Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis, 29 Jan 1864; citing OLD MONKLAND,LANARK,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0045. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 ED 8A Page 20 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  5. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01, ED 8, Page 1, via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  6. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 013. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1942 Shettleston Glasgow Lanark, 644/01 0729.