Galveston Daily News May 23, 1880
Special Telegram to The News from McKinney, Texas 5/22/1880
Mrs. Mary McGarrah died here this evening. Aged (?) years.
She had been a resident of this vacinity since 1843
and was the wife of Col. Jack McGarrah, who died many years ago, and who in early days was prominent
and widely known. Mrs. McGarrah's decendents amount to three or four hundred in this county.