From the December 23, 1914 issue of The LaFayette Sun (Chambers County, AL) Death of Mr. H. W. Williamson Mr. and Mrs. Robt. McRae were called to Opelika Sunday by the death of Mrs. McRae’s father, Mr. H. W. Williamson. The Opelika News of Monday contained the following: Mr. H. W. Williamson, age 79 years, died Sunday morning at 6:30 o’clock at his home here. Mr. Williamson roomed at his store building beyond the Western High bridge. Mr. Williamson had not been complaining of feeling ill and conducted his business as usual Saturday. His grandson, Theo Williamson, roomed with him at the store, and at about 6 o’clock Sunday Mr. Williamson called him and asked for water and to call the doctor. When the young man returned to the room after phoning he found his grandfather dead. The deceased had lived here two or three years, moving from chambers County where he was born and reared. The body was taken to Camp Hill last evening and from there to the old home place, between that town and LaFayette for burial today. Mr. Williamson’s wife died about fifteen years ago. Surviving are the following suns and daughters:Messrs. I. J. Williamson, of this city, Oce Williamson of Indiana, R. A. and Charles Williamson of Texas, and Mrs. Robt. McRae of LaFayette, and Mrs. Olin Waite of the old home place in Chambers. Two brothers survive, Jeff H. Williamson of this city, and Isaac Williamson of Birmingham.
Death Records for three of his children show Henry W. Williamson's wife as Mary WEST (one shows Mary Anna West). His daughter shown as "Mrs. Olin Waite" was Pinkey Bird or Bird P. Williamson, married to Owen K. Waits on Aug. 5, 1908 in Chambers County, AL. Son, R. A. Williamson died in Ballinger, Runnels Co., TX on FEb. 1, 1938.gb