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).
On February 7, 1813, the American army raided Elizabethtown (present day Brockville, Leeds County, Ontario). The Americans crossed the frozen St. Lawrence River and seized equipment, freed American prisoners, and captured Canadian men.
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.