Biography of Garhardus L. Watson
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Watson, Garhardus L., was born in the town of Galen, March 3, 1831. His father, Joseph C., was a native of Bucks county and came to Galen in 1824. He died in 1872, aged seventy years. G. L. Watson was educated in the common schools, to which he has added through life by reading and close observation. He returned to his father's farm, teaching several winters and working on the farm during the summer. At the age of twenty four he married Ellen, daughter of Robert Catehpole, by whom he has two children, George C., and Mrs. Lillian Wing. In. 1873 inherited and purchased the old homestead of 104 acres, which has been in the family since 1825. In 1855 he bought the James Rogers estate, in 1859 bought part of the Weed estate, having 200 acres, and raising fruits hay, grain and stock. Our subject is one of the leading farmers in his town.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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