Interred at Smithsburg Cemetery, Smithsburg, Washington County, MD .
Text of obituary :
"Mrs. Mary Harbaugh McClain -- Mrs. Mary H. McClain, widow of Elias McClain, Civil War veteran, died at her home in Edgemont, Sunday afternoon at 12:45 of complications, aged 87 years and 10 months. Mrs. McClain was a member of the Greensburg Lutheran Church.
"She is survived by the following children: Harlan E., Wyoming, Del.; Charles L., Chambersburg, Pa.; George M. of Hagerstown; Lewis M., at home; and a daughter, Mrs. Arthur G. Martin, Philadelphia, and nineteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
"Funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home; burial in the Smithsburg cemetery."
2. [N01] Hagerstown (MD) Morning Herald, obituary, Monday 27 Aug 1928, p 10.
3. [N03] Waynesboro (PA) Record Herald, obituary, Monday 27 Aug 1928, p8.
4. [D18] United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861 - 1934 (Elias McClain). Dependent, Mary M. McClain. Service, D.6.Maryland.Inf., H.24.VRC. Date of filing, 18 Mar 1882. Class, Invalid. Application 443294, Certificate 407411. Date of filing, 23 Feb 1923. Class, Widow. Application 1201538, Certificate 942045. (Accessed 24 Aug 2013.)
5. [D01] U.S. 1920 Census (Mary M. McClain). Residence, ED 14, Ringgold District, Washington County, MD. Age 79, married, born MD, father born MD, mother born MD. Able to read, Yes. Able to write, Yes. Occupation, None. In household of husband "Eli" (79), with son Luther C. McClain (41). (Accessed 27 Aug 2013.)
6. [D01] U.S. 1910 Census (Mary M. McClain). Residence, Election District 14, Washington County, MD. Age 69, married (46 years), born MD, father born MD, mother born PA. Able to read, Yes. Able to write, Yes. Occupation, None. In household of husband Elias (70), with son Lewis C. McClain (31). (Accessed 27 Aug 2013.)
7. [D01] U.S. 1900 Census (Mary M. McClain). Residence, Ringgold District, Washington County, MD. Age 59, married (37 years), born MD (Oct 1840), father born MD, mother born MD. Able to read, Yes. Able to write, Yes. Mother of 10 children, 7 living. In household of husband Elias (60), with son George M. (24), son Lewis C. (21), and daughter Annie M. McClain (18). (Accessed 27 Aug 2013.)
8. [D01] U.S. 1880 Census (Mary McClain). Residence, Ringgold District, Washington County, MD. Age 39, married, born MD, father born MD, mother born PA. Occupation, Keeping House. In household of husband Elias (40), with daughter Clara (13), son Harland (11), son Walter (9), son Daniel (7), son Charles (6), son Joseph (5), son George (3), and son Lewis McClain (1). (Accessed 27 Aug 2013. No image available.)
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