Stephen Stevens Hotchkiss

23 January 1860–15 July 1925 (Age 65)
West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Stephen Stevens

When Stephen Stevens Hotchkiss was born on 23 January 1860, in West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stephen Goodyear Hotchkiss, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Augusta Stevens, was 27. He married Olive Maxwell Greene on 29 November 1885, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States in 1910 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 15 July 1925, in California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Stephen Stevens Hotchkiss
Olive Maxwell Greene
Marriage: 29 November 1885
Stephen Maxwell Hotchkiss
Newton Maxwell Hotchkiss
John Nelson Hotchkiss
Hugh Bertram Hotchkiss

Spouse and Children

29 November 1885
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 8

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodgkin, a pet form of Hodge .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Hotchkiss in household of Newton Stevens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Stephen L Hotchkiss in household of Stephen G Hotchkiss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen Hotchkiss, "United States Census, 1920"

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