Name: James Lewis WILLINGHAM
Given Name: James Lewis
Birth: 28 Mar 1872 in Ashville, St. Clair County, Alabama
Death: 28 Jul 1959 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
Burial: Pine Crest Cemetery Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
MARRIAGE: "ALABAMA MARRIAGES 1800 - 1920"
Change Date: 8 Apr 2007 at 23:57:16
Spouse 1: J. L. WillinghamSpouse 2: Mary CantrellMarriage Date: 10 Feb 1898Marriage Place: WinstonSurety/Bond Date: Performed By: Minister of the GospelSurety/Perf. Name: Levi WattsOSPage: 276
MARRIAGE: "WINSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA MARRIAGES"; Volume 1 (1891 - 1900); Page # 274
Willingham, J.L. to Cantrell, Mary - February 10, 1898
MARRIAGE: THE STATE OF ALABAMA
To any Minister of the Gospel, Judge of Supreme or Circuit Court, or Chancellor of said State, Judge of Probate, or any Justice of the Peace of said County, Greeting:
You are hereby authorized to celebrate the Rites of Matrimony between J. L.. Willingham and Louisa Cantrell, and this shall be your sufficient authority for doing so.
Given under my hand and seal, this 7th day of Feby., 1898.
Signature: R. L. Blanton, Judge of Probate
The above named parties were married by me at John Cantrell?s on the 10th day of Feby., 1898.
Signature: Levi Watts, O. M. G.
THE STATE OF ALABAMA
Know all men, by these presents, That we, J. L.. Willingham and J. D. Cantrell are held and firmly bound unto the State of Alabama in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars, to the which payment well and truly made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, jointly, and severally, firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals, dated this 7th day of Feby., 1898.
The condition of the above Obligation is such, That if there be no legal cause to obstruct the marriage of J. L. Willingham and Louisa Cantrell, to whom a license this day has been granted, then to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Witness our hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Signature: J. L. Willingham
Signature: J. D. Cantrell
Attest: R. L. Blanton, Judge of Probate
Recorded: Feby 12, 1898
Signature: R. L. Blanton, Judge Probate, Winston County
DEATH: "ALABAMA DEATHS 1908-1959"
Name: James L Willingham
Death Date: 08 Jul 1959
Death County: Mobile
Census: 1900 WINSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA- Precinct # 7 Looney Taverns - Enumerated June 9, 1920 -
Supervisor's District # 6 - Enumerator's District # 159 - Sheet # 7 A - Household # 123
James Willingham, Male, Born Mar 1873, Age 28, Married 1 year, AL, AL, AL, Farmer, Farms 123 acres
Mary, Female, Born June 1889, age 30, AL, 1 of 1 children living
Leona, Female, Born Feb 1899, AL
Census: 1930 NESHOBA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI - Philadelphia Township - Old Philadelphia & Meridian Road - Beat # 1 - SD# 50-5 - ED# 7 - Sheet # 16 B - Household # 310
James L. Willingham, Male, Rents, $10.00 Month, 57, Age at 1st Marriage 26, FL, AL, AL, Farmer, 276 Acres
Mary L., Female, 50, Age at 1st Marriage 19, AL, GA, AL
Albert, Male, 18, MS, FL, AL, Farmer, Rents Property, 277 Acres
Clemie D., Female, 15, MS
Willie B., Male, 12, MS
Mary E., Female, 5, MS
Sources: "Conversation with Martha Harris; June 5, 2003. She is the Great-granddaughter of James Lewis Willingham.
She states that John married a Mary (last name unknown) and had no natural children, but had one adopted child.
Father: Isaac James WILLINGHAM * b: 23 Sep 1837 in Randolph County, Alabama
Mother: Mary S. WOODS * b: 1850 in Alabama
Mary Louisa CANTRELL b: 15 Jun 1879 in Double Springs, Winston County, Alabama
10 Feb 1898
in Winston County, Alabama
- Living WILLINGHAM
- Leora Calodina WILLINGHAM b: 1 Feb 1899 in Looney Tavern, Winston County, Alabama
- James Dewey (J. D.) WILLINGHAM b: 15 May 1899 in Mississippi
- Albert Justin (Bud) WILLINGHAM b: 28 Sep 1911 in Mississippi
- Clemmie Dee Vivian WILLINGHAM b: 25 Jan 1915 in Philidelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi
- Willie B. WILLINGHAM b: 7 Feb 1917 in Mississippi
- Living WILLINGHAM
- Jessie Virgel (Jess) WILLINGHAM
- Donald WILLINGHAM