David Hoening lived in Schenectady, New York, whence he removed to Phelps, Ontario county.- He lived to be more than a hundred years old. According to the first federal census of 1790 a John Hening was living in Rensselaerwyck, now (1910) Troy, in Albany county. He appears to be the only one in the state at that time and is presumed to be the father of David. He was of German ancestry. He married and among his children was John, see elsewhere.