Louisa Bennett whose parents are unknown was born 10 October 1811 in North Carolina. She married Lafayette Francis Willingham, son of Isaac Willingham and Mary Ann Collins, on 15 May 1834 in Hickman County, Kentucky. She died on 22 June 1887 in Graves County, Kentucky. She was buried in the Old Bethel Cemetery, Dukedom, Graves County, Kentucky.
Children of Louisa (Bennett) Willingham and Lafayette Francis Willingham include: i. S. W. W. Willingham. ii. J. A. Willingham. iii. A. J. Willingham. iv. John M. M. D. L. F. Willingham. v. M. A. Josephine Willingham. vi. James Knox Polk Willingham. vii. Thomas J. Willingham. viii. J. A. Victoria Willingham. ix. Robert Willingham.