James Hamilton b. 1795 SC appears on the 1840, 1850, 1860 and 1880 census of Randolph Co., AL.He was the son of Sarah Anderson Hamilton.Sarah's 1st husband's 1st name is unknown.After Mr. Hamilton's death, Sarah married David Langley, who died 1822 in Edgefield Co., SC.David Langley's will names James Hamilton "my wife's son".
On the 1850 census James Hamilton's family includes a wife May/Mary (Stewart?), John H. b. 1832, Louiza b. 1834, Robert b. 1836, Martha b. 1841 and Mary b. 1839.Also in the household is a Culpepper family with a man b. 1793 in SC and 8 children.