Henry Williamson was born in 1805, in Tyler, West Virginia, United States. He married Eliza Jane Weekley about 1849, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 October 1900, in Tyler, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Finch, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States.
English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.
Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.
History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.