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Gideon Hotchkiss

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut
Death: Died in Prospect, New Haven Co., Connecticut
Place of Burial: Prospect, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Hotchkiss and Elizabeth Hotchkiss
Husband of Anna Hotchkiss and Mabel Hotchkiss
Father of Jesse Hotchkiss; David Hotchkiss; Gideon Hotchkiss; Abraham Hotchkiss; Submit Hotchkiss and 14 others
Brother of Joshua Hotchkiss; Esther Tuttle; Mary Barnes; Elizabeth Hotchkiss; Hannah Atwater and 5 others

Managed by: Richard Turnock
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About Gideon Hotchkiss

DAR #A058882

Born Dec. 5, 1716 in New Haven County, Connecticut and died Sep. 3, 1807 in Prospect, New Haven County, Connecticut. Buried in Prospect Town Cemetery.

SAR record states the following: Married Anna Brockett of Wallingford, Jan 18, 1737. Had 8 sons. Was a Lieutenant and Captain in French & Indian War 1758-9, commissioned by Governor Fitch. Was at Ticonderoga with sons Jesse & David. Was in the New Haven Invasion & Danbury Raid. Waterbury Comm. Safety 77, Commissioner for Revolutionary Soldiers Clothing. Had 5 sons in the War. Founder & first Deacon of the Congregational Churches in Naugatuck and Prospect.


Spouses:

  1. Anna Brockett Hotchkiss (1716 - 1762)
  2. Mabel Stiles Hotchkiss (1730 - 1824)

Children:

  1. David Hotchkiss (1739 - 1826)
  2. Abraham Hotchkiss (1743 - 1806)
  3. Gideon Hotchkiss (1744 - 1819)
  4. Amos Hotchkiss (1750 - 1820)
  5. Eben Hotchkiss (1758 - 1853)
  6. Benoni Hotchkiss (1762 - ____)
  7. Stiles Hotchkiss (1768 - 1846)

Inscription:

GIDEON HOTCHKISS

DEC. 5, 1716

SEPT 3, 1807

LIEUTENANT & CAPTAIN IN THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR

COUNCILMAN & SOLDIER IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

A FOUNDER & FIRST DEACON OF THE CONGREGATIONAL

CHURCHES IN NAUGATUCK & PROSPECT

A CITIZEN OF WORTH & INFLUENCE IN HIS COMMUNITY

A GODLY AND FAITHFUL MAN ________________

HONORED HERE BY HIS DESCENDANTS

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Gideon Hotchkiss's Timeline

1716
December 5, 1716
Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut
1737
June 16, 1737
Age 20
Cheshire Wallingford, Conn
1738
October 9, 1738
Age 21
Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut
1740
April 5, 1740
Age 23
Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut
1743
March 25, 1743
Age 26
Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut
1744
December 31, 1744
Age 28
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1747
July 27, 1747
Age 30
1749
October 22, 1749
Age 32
1751
November 24, 1751
Age 34
1753
June 2, 1753
Age 36
Waterbury, Hartford, CT