Here is what Ihave on the family of Reuben C. Willingham. I don't know who his daughter, Jane b. ca 1841, married, but she would be only age 12 in 1853; also, she would have married in either Tuscaloosa or Fayette Co., AL where Reuben was living.
NOTE: REUBEN C. WILLINGHAM b.1805 SC, son of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM m. HANNAH CLEMENTS. 1830 Tuscaloosa Co., AL # 22 Willingham, R. C. 000020-200001-00-10 ( son of Wm of SC] Reuben Willingham b. 1800-1810 ca 1806 m. 11 Feb 1828 Miss Elizabeth Hudson near Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co. AL. Reported in Macon (Bibb Co.] GAMaconTelegraph. # 23 Willingham, William 0001101-0020001-2-11 (William age 40-50, b. 1780-1790, stays in Co. in 1840, from Pendleton, SC, probable brother of #19 John from SC.) NOTE: William Willingham from Pendleton Dist. SC. William is buried in ShakeRag Methodist Church Cem, Mt. Pleasant SE Tuscaloosa, AL. His headstone gives: William Willingham b. 6 Mar 1781, census (SC) d. 7 Apr 1859 This and Other records show that William m. Hannah Clements b. 10 Apr 1781 AL d. 25 Jan 1857, daughter of Reuben Clements.
1840 Tuscaloosa Co., AL Willingham, William00001010-11001001 120000-011000 1M 20-30, 1M 40-50, 1F<5, 1F5-10, 1F 20-30, 1F 50-60; [From Pendleton, SC] Willingham, Elijah30001000-00001000 000000-010000[son of Wm of SC] SEE m 22 Dec 1835 MaryWillingham; She is d/o John & Mary Willingham who were from Pendleton Dist., SC to AL until about 1850 and then went to Union Co., AR.(John’s will 1851 Union Co., AR)
Willingham, Reuben 10000000-02100100000000-111010 [son of Wm of SC] NOTE: "A Researchers Library of Ga. History Genealogy and Records Sources--Vol 2 by Robert Scott Davis Jr.
Mr. Reuben Willingham m. Elizabeth Hudson near Tuscaloosa, Ala. 23 Jan 1828 ("Pio of Tusc" p367 "dau of James m2 Frederick P.Hall.")
Reuben Willingham m. 11 Feb 1828 Miss Elizabeth Hudson near Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co. AL. Reported in Macon (Bibb Co.] GAMaconTelegraph. V81p60; Deed Book V; "Pg 324 DEED of Gift from WILLIAM WILLINGHAM to daughter, Elizabeth Holloway, wife of French Holloway of same county and state.R C. WILLINGHAM, trustee. 23 July, 1846 NOTE: William Willingham from SC, Reuben C. is his son.
16th Day Oct 1850 TUSCALOOSA Co Ala. Dist no 1; pg 164 430-430- Reuben C. Willingham45m Farmer2500S. C.[b. 1805] Elizabeth50fS. C. Emily C.21fAla Nancy A.19fAla William17mAlaas Mary C.14fAlaas Jane9fAlaas b. 1841 would be age 12 in 1853.
1860 Eastern Division, Fayette Co., AL PO Fayette Court House R C Willingham 54 b. 1806 Farmer 3000 12000 SCar [Should be Reuben C., son of William Willingham of Pendleton Dist., SC and then Tuscaloosa Co., AL.] Elizabeth C Willingham 59 SC[nee’ Hudson m. 11 Feb 1828] Emley C Willingham 30 AL Mary C Willingham 22 AL