William W. Hence

William W. Hence (Adams County)

State House: 1880-1882

Born: July 1835 in Mississippi

Fought with the 58th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops. Also served as Justice of the Peace in Adams County from 1871-1883. Hence is listed with wife Priscilla on the 1870, 1880, and 1900 census, and appears as a widower on the 1910 and 1920 census.

Natchez Democrat, August 24, 1872
Clarion-Ledger, April 28, 1880
Weekly Democrat, November 20, 1889