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Maj James John Hance
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Birth: 1830
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 31, 1903
Calvert County
Maryland, USA

James was the son of Capt. Richard Hance and his wife, Arianna (Hance) Hance. He married Rebecca Ireland and Mary Jane Denton.

Hance, Major James J.

Major James J. Hance, a noted Confederate soldier, was recently buried at Christ Church, Port Republic. He was 73 years of age, and at the beginning of the Civil War volunteered in a Maryland company. He afterward enlisted in the Virginia cavalry and served until the close of the Civil War. He took part in many engagements and was once wounded in the neck. He was a scout for Gen. Bradley T. Johnson and was with General Lee at the surrender. Major Hance was well known in the public affairs of Calvert county. He was in feeble health for several years and was taken suddenly ill November 29 with congestion of the lungs, which proved fatal in two days. He was twice married and leaves four children; Richard and Miss May Hance, of Calvert county; Mrs. William ? and James Hance, Jr., of Baltimore.

Baltimore Sun Newspaper
12 Dec. 1903 
 
Burial:
Christ Church Cemetery
Port Republic
Calvert County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Feb 25, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125613694
Maj James John Hance
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 Added: Feb. 25, 2014
 
 
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