- Born: Abt 1725, Somerset Co., MD
- Marriage (1): Margaret (?)
- Died: Bef 04 Oct 1771, Worcester Co., MD
In the Somerset Co judicial records (SoJ-1730/33:292) for the March Court 1733 (NS), we find depositions ordered by Commission and Affidavits, Thomas Brereton, for boundaries of "Hopewell" and "High Meadow". A number of people deposed as follows: Richard Chambers (age 44), Michael Raglin [Ragly] (25), Olive Chambers (46), Patrick Daly (41), Thomas Poole (45), Charles Hayman (20), Joseph Stanford (39), William Hayman (66), Henry Dorman (60), Thomas Pollitt (40) (who names Mary Brererton the daughter of Richard Chambers), James Hayman (29)
On Oct 28 1736, James Hayman sold 100a comprising parts of tracts "Hopewell" and "Addition" to his brother Charles Hayman. (SoLR-EI:131)
On Oct 22 1765, James Hayman sold tract "Fair Meadow" to Charles Hayman both are designated as "planters" (SoLR-D:18)
James Hayman's will was written Nov 15 1770 and probated in Worcester Co. on Oct 4 1771:
- To son John, all my "manner" plantation whereon I now live, 132a, part of tract "Fat As Quarter"
- To son Hekeziah, tract "Haymans Outlett"
- To wife Margaret, negro boy Titus the to daughter Elizabeth Tilghman Hayman, also her use of her thirds of the plantation, she to be sole executor
- all the rest to children John, Hekeziah and daughter Elizabeth Tilghman Hayman and that they be under the care of my brother John Hayman and Isaiah Tilghman until they are of age
- sons to be bound out to a trade as seen fit by John Hayman and Isaiah Tilghman
Witnesses: David Hayman, Isaac Hayman, John Hayman (WoW-1769/83:53-55)
James married Margaret (?).