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Pension Application for John Hogebome (Hogeboom)

            On the Eighteenth day of July 1832, personally appeared before the Justices Court of the City of Albany now sitting John Hogeboom a resident Sand Lake in the County of Rensselaer and State of New York aged seventy five years on the 30 June 1832 who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed the 7th June 1832.
            That he enlisted in the army of the United States in the year 1775, with Captain John Visscher Col. Goose Van Schaick’s Regiment and served and served in the Second Battalion of the line, under the following named officers.:  Capt. John Visscher, Lieut. Benjamin Every, Lieut. Joseph Fitch and Ensign Guy Young, and served for one year and upwards and was then discharged, but no in writing, that he enlisted in May 1775 and continued in service until June 1776.  That he marched with the Company under Capt. Visscher and with the army under General Montgomery to the Siege of Quebec, and was present when that General was killed after storming the fort and George Pickets and that his aide de camp McPherson and Chuseman were also then killed—the foregoing are the prominent facts now recollected by the Declarant and he hereby refers the Secretary of War to the declaration by him subscribed and sworn to for his services as a militia man during the remaining part of the Revolutionary War, and he further declares that he knows John Pool [?]  Vanderpoool that he served in the same company and regiment and for the same period of time that this declarer did—
            He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or an annuity except the present and he declares that his name if not on the pension roll of any agency in any state.
            Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid.
(Signed) John Hogebome
J.G. Wasson, Clk
            And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion, that the above named app;licant was a Revolutionary Soldier, and served as he states.
            I John G. Wasson Clerk of the Justice Court of the City of Albany do hereby certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of the said Court in the matter of the application of John Hogeboom for a pension.
            In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my had and seal of office, this eighteenth day of July 1832.  J.G., Wasson Clk

Statement of the military history of John Hogebome a soldier of the Revolionary War, you will find below the desired information as contained in his (or his widow’s) application for penion on file in this bureau.  SF 13,427  Pensioned as Hogeboom.

Dates of Enlistment or Appointment

Length of Service


Officers under whom service was rendered








May 1775

June 1776


John Visscher

Goose Van Schaick



6 wks


Henry K. Van Rensselaer


3 mos

Robt Woodworth



1 mo




3 wks




3 mos.



Battles engaged in, Storming of Quebec.
Residence of soldier at enlistment, Enlisted at Schodack Rensselaer Co.
Date of application for pension, Apr. 15, 1818 Cl. Al.
Residence at date of application, Greenbush, Rensselaer Co. NY.
Age at date of application, Born June 30, 1757.
Remarks:  There is no data as to family.  The above noted is the only John Hogeboom (or Hogoboom) of NY found on the Rev. War Pension records and said records feil to afford any information in regards to Robert Hogeboom.

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