When William Perk Williamson was born on 25 February 1907, in Manchester, Meriwether, Georgia, United States, his father, Clifford Kendell Williamson, was 26 and his mother, Buena Vista Cooper Williamson, was 23. He married Myra Gertrude Ray on 31 March 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. He lived in Butler, Taylor, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Albertville, Marshall, Alabama, United States for about 6 years. In 1936, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as mill worker - saratoga victory mills in Albertville, Marshall, Alabama, United States. He died on 21 March 1999, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Holtville, Elmore, Alabama, 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.