DERRICK KROESEN HOGELAND, son of Daniel and Alice Kroesen Hogeland,
was born on the old homestead April 26, 1762, and was baptized at Southampton
church on May 23, 1762. He was a justice of the peace in Southampton for nearly
fifty years. He died December 10, 1837. His wife was Johannah Stevens
whom he married May 15, 1783; she was born July 1, 1764; they were the parents
of twelve children, viz.:
1. Daniel, born November 1, 1783, died November 28, 1817. He married Cornelia
_______ and had children: Charlotte; Ann Eliza, married Samuel Winder;
William, Charles, John, Daniel and Henry Hogeland.
2. John, born March 5, 1785, died February 3, 1847, was twice married.
3. Sarah, born June 10, 1787, died September 26, 1863, married John Kroesen.
4. Henry, born January 22, 1789, died June 16, 1855.
5. Benjamin, born February 25, 1791, died September 9, 1816, children, Jacob
L. and Mary Hogeland.
6. Abraham, born September 16, 1792, died December 25, 1863.
7. Isaac, twin brother of Abraham, born September 16, 1792, died September 7,
8. William, born 1795, died 1796.
9. William, born May 3, 1797, died March 21, 1870.
10. Elcie, born April 1, 1800, died December 28, 1866, married _______ Lefferts.
11. Maria, born July 22, 1802, died September 12, 1836, married ________ Wynkoop.
12. Elias, born August 7, 1805, died August 22, 1828.
ABRAHAM HOGELAND, sixth child of Derrick K. and Johanna Stevens
Hogeland, born September 16, 1792, married March 10, 1824, Mary Ann Fenton,
and had twelve children:
1. Joseph Hogeland, married Evelina Banes, who died July, 1885.
They had children: Mary Louisa; Sarah; Gustavus; Adella; Jane; and Anna
Elizabeth, wife of John Vandegrift.
2. William, married Louisa Hogeland and had children: William, Mary,
Josephine and Jane.
3. Elias, see forward.
4. Susannah, married Henry Lefferts.
5. Joanna, widow of Isaac Cornell Hobensack.
6. John, died August, 1886, married Keziah D. Willard, and had:
Albert; Mary, died young; Horace B., Newlin F. and John.
7. Morris, died May, 1866, married Mary Jane Willard, and had: Ella,
Margaret and Abraham. Latter died young.
8. Theodore, died January, 1869, married Rachel White, daughter of
George, and had, Elizabeth and Emily and George, deceased.
9. Frank Hogeland, Esq., of Southampton.
10. Charles, died June 12, 1879, married Katharine Cornell, died June
1, 1883, and had: Elias, H. Voorhees, and Maria.
11. Abner, died young.
12. Anna, died young.
Abraham, the father of the above children, was a soldier in the war of
1812-14. He was a harness maker by trade, a prominent man in the community, and
served ten years as justice.
ELIAS HOGELAND, third son of Abraham and Mary (Fenton) Hogeland,
was born in Southampton township, February 22, 1829, and still resides there. He
received his education at the public and private schools of the vicinity.
Arriving at manhood he married Elizabeth, daughter of Edward and Mary Vanartsdalen,
and lived for a time on his father’s farm. In the early ‘60s he purchased
his present farm of fifty acres on which he has since resided, being one of the
enterprising and successful farmers of that vicinity. He was sheriff of Bucks
county for the term of 1869-72. His children are: Howard, married Rachel Woodington;
Abraham, married Mary Walton; Anna; Mary; Carrie, married William Yerkes,
and has had ten children; Theodore, now living in Montana; Isaac, married Luella
Wright; Morris, deceased; Elizabeth; Elias, deceased; Frank, married
Isabel Risler and they have two children, Anna F. and Newliln.
FRANK HOGELAND, of Southampton, seventh son of Abraham and Mary Ann (Fenton)
Hogeland, was born in Southampton township, on the old homestead, May 15,
1841, and received his education at the public schools of that vicinity. He has
been a farmer nearly all his life, purchasing his first farm in 1865 and
conducting it for over thirty years. In the spring of 1904 he purchased a
property in the village of Southamptonville and removed there, leaving the farm
to the management of his son George. He was first elected justice of the peace
in 1872, and has served continuously since, and is now serving his seventh
consecutive term. He was twice married, his first wife being Alice, daughter of
Charles and Elizabeth Rhoads, by whom he had one child, Charles R., born
May 27, 1866. He married second March 4, 1875, Emma, daughter of George and Anna
Saurman, who was born April 15, 1850. By her he has had the following
children: Carrie S., born December 14, 1875, married R. Monroe Stout, of
Southampton; George, born October 30, 1878, married Emily Barber; Mildred
born December 22, 1891.
ISAAC HOGELAND, seventh child and sixth son of Derrick K. and Johanna
(Stevens) Hogeland, born in Southampton, September 16, 1792,
married, December 23, 1819, Phebe, daughter of Joseph and Mary States,
who was born January 18, 1795, and died January 11, 1873. Their children were
six in number, viz: 1. Willilam States, see forward; 2. Julia Ann, born
June 13, 1823, married Charles Tillyer; 3. Louisa, born February 2, 1826,
married William Hogeland; 4. Alfred, born March 12, 1828; 5. Abraham,
born November 16, 1831; 6. Harriet, born July 5, 1834, married Alfred Johnson.
WILLIAM S. HOGELAND, eldest son of Isaac and Phebe (States) Hogeland,
was born in Southampton township,near Feasterville, October 7, 1820. Until ten
years of age he resided with his grandmother, from which time he has resided on
the farm where he was born, inheriting it at his father’s decease; he
conducted it until 1874, when he retired from active work. He has served as
township assessor at different periods for about eighteen years, and has also
filled the position of auditor for the county. He has been the owner for many
years of the historic “Buck Tavern” near Feasterville. He has never married.
JOHN HOGELAND, son of Abraham and Mary Ann (Fenton) Hogeland,
was born on the old Hogeland homestead in Southampton, January 19, 1834,
and died there August 10, 1886. He was reared on the old homestead and acquired
his education at the local schools. On his marriage to Keziah D. Willard,
January 24, 1856, he took charge of one of his father’s farms and conducted it
until the death of his father in 1865, when he acquired seventy-two acres of the
old homestead and took up his residence thereon, and continued to reside there
until his death, and it is still the residence of his widow and his son John. In
addition to conducting the home farm he carried on an extensive butchering
business. He was a conscientious and upright man, and was much respected in the
community in which he lived. In 1866 he united himself with the Old School
Baptist church of Southampton and was a deacon and trustee of the church for
many years prior to his death. He married, January 24, 1856, Keziah D. Willard,
born in Northampton township, July 23, 1837, daughter of James V. and Mary (Delaney)
Willard, of Northampton township, and a granddaughter of Jesse and
Margaret (Van Artsdalen) Willard of Abington. The children of John
and Keziah D. Hogeland were: 1. James Willard, born January 24,
1857, died March 5, 1857; 2. Albert H., born January 10, 1858, graduated at
Lafayette College in 1877 as a civil engineer, and secured a position in 1879 in
Minnesota on a local railroad, and later accepted a position with the Great
Northern Railroad Company, and has risen to the position of chief engineer of
the road. He was married in January, 1889, to Elizabeth Trego, and has
one daughter, Anna T., born September 15, 1892; 3. Horace B., born March 2,
1862, see forward; 4. Charles M., born November 2, 1864, died young; 5. Mary W.,
born 1867, died 1870; 6. John, born December 7, 1868, and was educated at the
local schools and at Millersville State Normal School, and has charge now of the
homestead farm, which he has conducted for the last fourteen years; he married
December 31, 1890, Flora Krewsen, their children are: Blanche, born July
26, 1891; Horace W., born August 4, 1893; John B., born May 30, 1897; and Paul
P., born February 15, 1902. 7. Justus M., born January 30, 1872, was educated at
the University of Minnesota, and died in Minnesota, July 27, 1894; 8. I. Blance,
born March 5, 1876, died Dec. 3, 1878; 9. Newlin F., born September 5, 1878,
died November 24, 1898, was educated at the Newtown high school, supplemented by
a course at Pierce’s Business College, Philadelphia, accepted a position in a
Philadelphia bank, and was paying teller in the Fourth Street National Bank at
the time of his death.
HORACE B. HOGELAND, cashier of the First National Bank of Newtown, is
a son of John and Keziah D. (Willard) Hogeland, and was born on
the homestead farm in Southampton that had been the home of his ancestors for
three generations, on March 23, 1862. He acquired his education at the public
schools, supplemented by a term at a Philadelphia school. He entered the Newtown
bank as clerk on June 23, 1878, and after filling the positions of bookkeeper
and teller respectively was advanced to the position of cashier on January 19,
1904. He was married February 6, 1884, to Mary Lena Trego, daughter of W.
Wallace and Sarah (Bennett) Trego, of Newtown, and they are the
parents of two children: Alice Fitch, born June 13, 1886, and Albert Wallace,
born April 20, 1888.
The ancestors of Mrs. Hogeland were French Huguenots, she being a
descendant in the eight generation from Peter and Judith Trego, the
former of whom was born in France in 1655, and about 1685 emigrated to
Pennsylvania and settled in Middletown township, Chester, (now Delaware) county,
where the oldest son Jacob Trego was born in 1687.
Jacob Trego married Mary Cartledge, daughter of Edmund and Mary
Cartledge, of Darby, Chester county, in 1710 and settled in Merion,
Chester county, from whence he removed to Darby in 1717 and died there in 1720.
His widow married John Laycock, of Wrightstown, Bucks county, who had
come from Lancashire, England, in 1717, and purchased land in the neighborhood
John Trego, only son of Jacob and Mary (Cartledge) Trego,
was born in Merion, Chester county, Pennsylvania, July 6, 1715, and came with
his mother and stepfather to Wrightstown in 1722. In 1736 they conveyed to him a
farm in Upper Makefield, near the lines of Buckingham and Wrightstown, where he
lived until his death in 1791, leaving sons Jacob and William, and four
William Trego, born in Upper Makefield, March 16, 1744, was the second
son of John and Hannah (Lester) Trego, and lived all his life
there, dying in 1827. He married Rebecca Hibbs, September 19, 1768, and
had eleven children.
Mahlon Trego, second son of William and Rebecca, was born November 25,
1770, and married Rachel Briggs, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth, who
bore him thirteen children: Charles B., the famous scholar, state geologist,
surveyor, professor in the University of Pennsylvania, etc., born 11 mo. 25,
1794, died 11 mo. 10, 1874, married Martha Smith, of Buckingham. 2.
Albert, born 1796, died 1797. 3. Phineas, born 1 mo. 12, 1796, died 5 mo . 21,
1875. 4. Elizabeth, born 11 mo. 26, 1798, died 6 mo. 11, 1881, married John Merrick;
5. Louis, born 11 mo. 1, 1801. 6. Robert S., born 9 mo. 24, 1803, died 3 mo. 29,
1886. 7. Mary, born 9 mo. 14, 1805, died in Illinois, unmarried. 8. James, born
8 mo. 1, 1807, removed to Illinois in 1858. 9. Joseph B., born 5 mo. 19, 1809,
removed to Illinois in 1839. 10. Cyrus, born 9 mo. 15, 1810, died 12 mo. 11,
1866. 11. Edward, born 11 mo. 3, 1812, died December 12, 1886. 12. Mahlon, born
9 mo. 8, 1815, died unmarried in 1839. 13. Morris, born 1 mo. 18, 1819, died 10
mo. 14, 1843. Mahon, the father, died in 1849, and his wife in 1840.
Edward Trego, eleventh child of Mahlon and Rachel (Briggs) Trego,
born 11 mo. 3, 1812, married Sarah Fenton, born 1817, daughter of Richard
and Elizabeth, on 4 mo. 21, 1836 and had seven children, the eldest of whom,
William Wallace Trego, of Newtown, born March 20, 1837, is the father of
Mrs. Hogeland. Her mother, Sarah Bennett, born August 9, 1841, is
a daughter of John and Abi Bennett, of Upper Makefield.
MORRIS HOGELAND, seventh child of Abraham and Mary Ann (Fenton)
Hogeland, was born on the old family homestead in Southampton in 1835,
and died May 6, 1866. He was reared on the old homestead and received his
education in the local schools. On arriving at manhood he took up the vocation
of a farmer, and after his marriage took charge of one of his father’s farms
in Southampton, which he conducted until his death. He was affiliated with the
Baptist church of Southampton, and was a consistent Christian and highly
respected in the community. His wife was Mary Jane Willard, born near
Rocksville, April 6, 1839, a daughter of James V. and Mary (Delaney) Willard,
and a granddaughter of Jesse and Margaret (Van Artsdalen) Willard.
Mrs. Hogeland is still living in Southampton. The children of Morris and
Mary Jane (Willard) Hogeland are as follows: 1. Ella, born
February 25, 1861, married Holmes DeCoursey, of Warminster, and has two
children,–Etta L., born September 3, 1884; and Morris H., born August 9, 1890.
2. Margaret W., married Albert C. Twining, and has two children,–Jessie
W., born November 28, 1888, and A. Chester, born July 18, 1892. 3. Abraham, born
May 8, 1865, died in infancy.
James V. Willard, the father of Mrs. Mary Jane Hogeland, and
also of Keziah D. Hogeland, widow of John Hogeland, of
Southampton, was a son of Jesse Willard, and was born in Abington,
Montgomery county, April 23, 1806. His father, Jesse Willard, was twice
married; by his first wife, who was Wynkoop, he had two sons, David and
Wynkoop. He married (second) Margaret Van Artsdalen, and had by
her seven children, as follows: Jesse; Esther; James; Charles, married (first)
Rachel Stockdale and (second) Phebe Lee; Jackson, never married;
William, married and had two children, Geary, and Esther; and Jane, married
Harmon Marshall, and had four children, all of whom are deceased.
James V. Willard, a third child of Jesse and Margaret (Van Artsdalen)
Willard, married Mary Delaney and settled near Rocksville,
Northampton township, Bucks county. They were the parents of thirteen children:
1. Jesse, born December 19, 1830, married Emma C. Streeper and had two
children, Ary W. and Harold E.
2. Eliza Ann, born May 2, 1832, married James T. Blair in 1852, and
has five children, Frank P., Mary W., Orvilla, Ida Belle, and William James.
3. Matilda, born September 18, 1833, married Samuel Stillwell, of
Doylestown; children: Willard, Irene, John W. and Sarah.
4. John, born December 9, 1835, died March 7, 1866.
5. Keziah D., widow of John Hogeland, born July 23, 1837 (see sketch).
6. Mary Jane, see above.
7. Emily, born June 22, 1840, married Martin V. Dager, and has
children; Charles O., Jesse, and Martin V. B.
8. Julia, born August 30, 1842, married John Fenton, and has children;
James M., Simon, Anna, Morris, Mary W., J. Purington, John, and Blanche.
9. Loisa, born June 30, 1844, married Samuel D. Cornell, and has
children; David, Harold, Horace, and Mary W.
10. Esther, born August 14, 1846, died in infancy.
11. J. Monroe, born February 13, 1848, married Sarah Stout, and has
one daughter, Florence G.
12. Josephine, born November 4, 1849, married Morris H. Trego, and has
one daughter, Marian.
13. Margaret, born December 16, 1851, died at the age of ten years.
(For ancestry of Mary Jane Hogeland and Keziah D. Hogeland,
see Willard family.)
Text taken from page 395
Davis, William W. H., A. M. History
of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company,
1905] Volume III
Transcribed November 2002 as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project,
Published November 2002 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb
pages at www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/