He was the son of Elizabeth and William Hogeland.
On 26 October 1792 he was on the property tax roll of Lincoln County, Kentucky.
On 9 July 1793 in Washington County, Kentucky he first married Catherine Powell.
He was on the 1810 census of Green County, Kentucky.
During the War of 1812 he served in Kentucky's mounted militia in Captain Hardesty's Company, 2nd Regiment.
He settled on a creek below Hayden, Alabama and it became known as Hogeland Creek.
On the 1830 census of Blount County, Alabama he was unmarried.
On 29 November 1831 in Blount County, Alabama he married again to Elizabeth McAnally.
On 27 November 1841 his death was mentioned in the Orphan's Court Records of Jefferson County, Alabama:
"Abraham Hogeland, deceased. Heirs:
Elizabeth Holt and
all of whom are of age and
Amy Katherine Hogeland and
Abram Hogeland, minors,
all reside in County of Blount" (the last 2 names are children from his 2nd marriage).