Taken from The History of Clinton Co., Iowa - 1879
William Canty, farmer, Low Moor, was born in Lincolnshire, England in 1825, son of William and Mary (Smith) Canty who remained in England.; he emigrated to America in 1852, settling in Clinton Co., Iowa. He married, in 1850, Sarah Willis, of his shire. Children: Mary S., Robert, Dinah, William, George, Joseph, ElIzabeth, Alice and Sallie.