Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in the year 1872,
as of October 22, 2017.


Ollie Bay, 113

Aged 41:
Ollie Bay, 41

Undated photo:
Ollie Bay

Ollie Bay was born in Illinois, United States on November 11, 1872 and died in the same state on December 31, 1985 at the age of 113 years, 50 days. Upon the death of Mathew Beard on February 16, 1985, she became the oldest American born living person. At the time of her death, Bay was the second oldest living person in the world.


Flore Beland, 110

Flore Beland

July 23, 2017; Flore Beland was born in Quebec, Canada on September 6, 1872 and died in the same province on February 18, 1983 at the age of 110 years, 165 days.


Eva Bloodsworth, 110

Eva Bloodsworth
Photo courtesy of The Morning News.

June 26, 2017; Eva Bloodsworth was born in Maryland, United States on November 3, 1872 and died in the same state on April 21, 1983 at the age of 110 years, 169 days.


Sarah Day, 111

Aged 100:
Sarah Day, 100

Aged 102:
Sarah Day, 102

Sarah Day was born in New York, United States on March 23, 1872 and died in the same state on June 25, 1983 at the age of 111 years, 94 days.


Mary Harlan, 110

With her husband, aged 82:
Mary Harlan, 82

Aged 92:
Mary Harlan, 92

Aged 102:
Mary Harlan, 102

Mary Harlan was born in Missouri, United States on January 27, 1872 and died in the same state on May 19, 1982 at the age of 110 years, 112 days.


Floried Hillers, 111

Floried Hillers
Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Evening Bulletin.

October 22, 2017; Floried Hillers was born in Georgia, United States on January 1, 1872 and died in Pennsylvania, United States on April 15, 1983 at the age of 111 years, 104 days.


Sarah Isom, 111

In 1951:
Sarah Isom, 1951

Sarah Isom was born in Georgia, United States on September 17, 1872 and died in the same state on September 20, 1983 at the age of 111 years, 3 days. She was the first verified African-American woman to reach the age of 111.


Grace Spooner, 110

Aged 105:
Grace Spooner, 105

July 24, 2017; Grace Spooner was born in Rhode Island, United States on July 5, 1872 and died in Florida, United States on July 24, 1982 at the age of 110 years, 19 days.


Lilly Stuckenberg, 111

Aged 99:
Lilly Stuckenberg, 99

Aged 101:
Lilly Stuckenberg, 101

Aged 102:
Lilly Stuckenberg, 102

Aged 103:
Lilly Stuckenberg, 103

Aged 105:
Lilly Stuckenberg, 105

Lilly Stuckenberg was born in Texas, United States on March 24, 1872 and died in the same state on June 14, 1983 at the age of 111 years, 82 days.


Walter Wilcox, 110

Walter Wilcox

Walter Wilcox

Walter Wilcox was born in Pennsylvania, United States on November 1, 1872 and died in California, United States on August 11, 1983 at the age of 110 years, 283 days.


Martha Wood, 110

Martha Wood
Photo courtesy of Hurst Mid Cities News Texan.

Martha Wood was born in Texas, United States on March 29, 1872 and died in the same state on August 29, 1982 at the age of 110 years, 153 days.


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