Robert's Top Matches
About Robert Hoge / Hogg
Being a copy of a manuscript prepared by Dr. Egle about 1900 for publication in a second volume of his "Pennsylvania Genealogies." Dr. Egle died before this material was published. The original manuscript was purchased from Miss Catherine I. Egle by Leonard Lytle of Detroit, Mich., and this copy, with additional matter, made by him in August, 1921.
Robert Hogg or Hoge, born November 1721, a native of South Scotland, emigrated in early life to County Down, Province of Ulster, Ireland. He came to America in 1752. In the spring of 1754 he located on a tract of land in the Tuscarora Valley, then in Cumberland County, Province of Pennsylvania. In June 1756, owing to the Indian incursions upon the Juniata, Mr. Hoge fled with his little family to Carlisle, returning only in the fall of that year. On two other occaisions did this early pioneer seek safety in the then principal place of refuge west of the Susquehanna. He died on his plantation the 25th of January. 1798, aged eighty years. His wife, Letitia, born June 1724 in the north of Ireland; d. March 8, 1812, in Juniata County, Penn. and with her husband buried in what is now known as the "McKee graveyard." They had issue:
I. William, b. 1751, in Ireland; d. 1753 in Philadelphia.
II. Sarah, b. May 1753 m. first George McCullough; m. secondly, Hamilton Graham.
III. Jenny, b. 1755; m. Alexander Robinson of the Juniata settlement; removed to Kentucky, and located near Maysville, where they died. S.P.; their estate was left to a son of Thomas McKee, and grandson of Mrs. Robinson's sister Martha.
IV. Martha, b. Dec. 1759; m. Thomas McKee.
V. Mary, b. Jan. 2, 1762; m. John McKee.
VI. Robert, b. 1764; d. in infancy.
VII. James, b. January 1766; d. m. Mary Irvin.