The likeness as taken from the 18 July 1928 issue of the Lethbridge Herald. Artist: Peggy Poynton, Port Hope, Ontario (niece of Alex Johnston). Marcella Sheran came to Lethbridge around 1875 to keep house for her brother, Nicholas Sheran. She was the first white European woman to live and be married here. On 4 July 1878, she married Joseph McFarland. It was performed by Father Schollen at Fort Whoop-Up. She died in 1896 from pneumonia.