Robert J. McWatty

ROBERT J. McWATTY, retired, formerly sheriff of Dane county was born in Mercer county, Pa., March 26, 1848. His father was Wm. McWatty, a native of Ireland, who came to the United States in the early forties and secured work on the Erie Canal, after having farmed for a time in Mercer county, Pa.In September, 1948, William McWatty came to Dane county, taking a one hundred and twenty acre farm eight miles south of Madison.