An American Family History

The Hogeboom Family of Leeds County, Ontario


Leeds County, Ontario, Canada was first surveyed in 1792 in preparation for the United Empire Loyalists settlers. In 1850, Leeds County merged with Grenville to create the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.

Derrick Hogaboom was born on May 16, 1765 in Claverack, Columbia County, New York. His parents were Jacob Hogaboom and Angelica DeVoor.

He married Jemima Cain on February 27, 1787 at the First Dutch Reformed Church in Albany, New York.

Eva (Angelica) Hogaboom (married Peter VanDusen),
Almina Hogaboom (1787),
Lea Hogaboom (1789),
Catherine Hogaboom (1791),
Isaac Hogaboom (1793),
Anny Hogaboom (1796),
Mary (Polly) Hogaboom ( 1798, married Richardson Comstock and Joseph Mallory)
Clarey (Clarra) Hogaboom (1800, married Dorman DeWolfe),
Jacob Hogaboom (1802, married Eliza Percival).

Isaac served in Captain Adiel Sherwood's Company in the 1st Leeds Militia during the War of 1812.


John Hogaboom was born about 1769.

He married Mary (Polly) Cain on May 3, 1789, Claverack, Columbia County, New York.

John and Polly's children may have included:

Catherine Hogaboom (1790)
Polly Hogaboom (1800)
John Hogaboom (1802),
Jane Hogaboom (1804),
Jacob Hogaboom (married Amelia Trickey),
Ophelia Hogaboom (1806), and
Parmelia Hogaboom (married James Mallory Trickey).

John was in the 1st Leeds Militia during the War of 1812

In the War of 1812 (1812-1815) the United States declared war on England because of trade restrictions, impressment, and British support for Indian attacks. They signed the Treaty of Ghent on December 24, 1814 after reaching a stalemate.


from A Record of Marriages Solemnized by William Smart

1824 March 4th.—Jacob Hogeboom, of Yonge, and Eliza Percevill, of Augusta, banns, wit. Isaac Hogeboom, Samuel Percevill.