Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in the year 1899,
as of August 27, 2017.
Mona Agnew, 110
May 22, 2010; Lady Mona Agnew was born in England on December 29, 1899. She was the grandmother of English cricketer and broadcaster Jonathan Agnew
June 22, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Agnew passed away on June 17, 2010 at age 110 years, 170 days.
Ruth Peterson Anderson, 112
August 20, 2009; Mrs. Ruth Anderson was born on July 24, 1899 near Balaton in Murray County, Minnesota. Unfortunately, her twin brother, Abel, died in August 1900 at age 1 year.
December 20, 2011; We are sad to report that Ruth Anderson passed away early this morning at age 112 years, 149 days.
Terue Ashida, 113
November 20, 2010; Terue Ashida was born in Japan on September 20, 1899.
February 17, 2013; We are sad to report that Terue Ashida has passed away on February 15, 2013, at the age of 113 years 148 days.
Marie Audy, 110
September 13, 2013: Marie Audy was born March 29, 1899, as Marie Jailon, in Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Dordogne Department, France. She died on November 24, 2009, in the same department at the age of 110 years 241 days.
Bernice Bach, 110
July 16, 2010; Bernice Bach was born in Iowa on December 17, 1899 and passed away in Texas on June 7, 2010 at age 110 years, 172 days. Click on her photo for more details.
Teresa Brachetta-Buschittari, 110
February 16, 2012; Teresa Brachetta-Buschittari was born in Italy on August 11, 1899 and passed away on June 24, 2010 at age 110 years, 317 days.
Fannie Forman Buten, 110
February 19, 2009; Mr. Fred Kaplan sent us this photo of Mrs. Fannie Buten at her 110th birthday party. Her daughter, Marjorie Buten Steinberg is seen with her.
Fannie Buten celebrating her 111th birthday in February with daughter Marjorie Steinberg.
September 29, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Fannie Buten, who was born in Austria-Hungary on April 13, 1899, died on September 24, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Click on her photo for more details from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Grazia Carbonaro, 110
This photo was sourced from http://www.supercentenariditalia.it/.
Grazia Carbonaro was born in Sicily, Italy on April 5, 1899 and died in the same island on September 20, 2009 at the age of 110 years, 168 days.
Catherine Carter, 111
This photo was sourced from her Fina A Grave page.
Catherine Carter was born in Kansas, United States on November 22, 1899 and died in the same state on December 18, 2010 at the age of 111 years, 26 days.
Angela Case-Petrone, 112
Mrs. Angela Case-Petrone was born on July 21, 1899. Click on her photo above for more details in Italian.
January 31, 2015; Angela Case-Petrone passed away on August 17, 2011, at the age of 112 years and 27 days.
Helene Cazes, 110
May 22, 2010; Mrs. Helene Cazes was born in France on September 29, 1899 and passed away on March 25, 2010 at age 110 years, 177 days.
Ruth Bauder Clark, 111
January 6, 2010; Ruth Bauder Clark was born in Illinois on August 1, 1899 and currently lives in Florida.
December 8, 2010; We are sad to report the passing of Mrs. Clark on December 6th at age 111 years, 127 days. Click on her photo above for her obituary from the Sarasota Herald Tribune.
Naomi Conner, 114
August 31, 2012; Gerontology Research Group has received a claim that Naomi Conner of Texas was born August 30, 1899. So far, we have located an April 1910 US Census listing for Naomi at age 10, which is consistent with the claim. Click on the first photo above for more details from Our Town Texas.
May 8, 2013; We have received additional documentation in May 2013 to validate this case.
January 31, 2015; Naomi Conner died on October 18, 2013, at the age of 114 years, 49 days.
Margaret Cousins, 110
Photo sourced from http://www.seniorsworldchronicle.com.
May 8, 2016; Margaret Cousins was born in Ontario, Canada on February 27, 1899 and died in the same province on May 31, 2009 at the age of 110 years, 93 days.
Gabrielle Demets, 110
September 21, 2009; Mrs. Gabrielle Demets was born in Belgium on August 26, 1899.
May 1, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Gabrielle Demets passed away today in Belgium at age 110 years, 248 days.
Josephine Jeanne Faure-Geors, 110
Photo sourced from http://francaiscelebres.com/decedes2009.html.
March 2, 2017; Josephine Jeanne Faure-Geors was born in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France on January 30, 1899 and died on April 1, 2009 at the age of 110 years, 61 days.
Margaret Fish, 112
July 15, 2009 Mrs. Margaret Fish was born in England on March 7, 1899.
March 12, 2011; We are sad to report that Margaret Fish died today at age 112 years; 5 days.
Takeno Fujita, 112
November 23, 2010; Takeno Fujita was born in Japan on December 1, 1899.
August 5, 2012; We are sad to report that Takeno Fujita passed away on August 3, 2012 at age 112 years, 246 days.
Jeanne Gagnard, 110
February 3, 2010; Jeanne Gagnard was born in France on October 29, 1899. Click on the photo for more details if you read French.
August 26, 2010; We are sad to report that Madam Gagnard passed away on August 14, 2010 at age 110 years, 289 days.
Eleanor Grego, 110
On her 105th birthday:
Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
June 29, 2017; Eleanor Grego was born in Pennsylvania, United States on January 25, 1899 and died in the same state on February 17, 2009 at the age of 110 years, 23 days.
Cora Hansen, 113
March 9, 2012; Mrs. Cora Hansen was born in Minnesota on March 25, 1899. She oved with her family to Alberta, CANADA in 1912.
April 19, 2012; We are sad to report that Mrs. Cora Hansen passed away yesterday, April 18, 2012 at age 113 years, 24 days.
Moyo Hasegawa, 110
December 29, 2010; Moyo Hasegawa was born in Japan on December 4, 1899.
January 31, 2015; Moyo Hasegawa went into limbo on July 1, 2010, at the age of 110.
Hisashi Hayakawa, 111
November 8, 2010; Hisashi Hayakawa was born in Japan on February 15, 1899. She is currently the second oldest person in Tokyo.
January 31, 2015; Hisashi Hayakawa went into limbo on February 15, 2010, at the age of 111.
Toshi Higano, 112
October 20, 2009;
Ms. Toshi Higano was born in Japan on June 19, 1899.
January 31, 2015; Toshi Higano went into limbo on October 1, 2011, at the age of 112.
Rosalind Hill, 110
February 22, 2010; Rosalind Hill was born in St. Kitts on March 30, 1899 and moved to New York and married during the 1920's; she passed away on January 18, 2010 at age 110 years 294 days. The first photo was taken at age 24. The others were taken at age 107 at her birthday party in 2006.
Louisiana Hines, 113
The first photo was sourced from www.blackenterprise.com and the second came from http://archive.freep.com/.
Louisiana Hines was born in Alabama, United States on April 13, 1899 and died in Michigan, United States on February 1, 2013 at the age of 113 years, 294 days.
Hilliard Hudson, 110
Mr. Hilliard Hudson 110 yo, was born in Alabama on February 23, 1899.
November 6, 2009; We are sad to report that Mr. Hudson passed away today at age 110 years, 256 days.
Meta Ilten, 112
February 13, 2012; Meta Ilten was born in Iowa on September 7, 1899 and passed away on February 9, 2012 at age 112 years, 155 days.
Ichi Ishida, 112
October 30, 2010; Ichi Ishida was born in Japan on January 15, 1899. She currently resides in Tokyo.
January 31, 2015; Ichi Ishida went into limbo on December 1, 2011, at the age of 112.
Mildrid Jasme, 110
Mildred Jasme, left, smiles with her Daughter Connie Haines in 1999 when Haines visited her Mother for her 100th birthday party at the Morton Plant Rehabilitation Center in Clearwater. Ms. Jasme would have been 111 in February. Haines died in 2008.
Saturday, January 9, 2010; Mildrid Jasme was born Mildred Clements in Savannah, GA, on February 15, 1899 and passed away two days ago in Clearwater, Florida on January 7th. Click on the photo for more details from the Tampa Bay St. Petersburg Times article "Mildred JaMais, Florida's Second-Oldest Person and Mother of Connie Haines."
Clarice Johnson, 110
March 15, 2012; Mrs. Clarice Johnson was born in Indiana on May 5, 1899 and passed away on August 9, 2009 at age 110 years, 96 days.
Grace Jones, 113
February 21, 2010; Grace Jones, who was born in England on December 7, 1899, is shown with Mr. Simon Hughes, a Member of Parliament. Click on their photo for more details from the South London Press.
At age 113 in December 2012:
November 14, 2013; GRG was saddened to learn that Grace Jones passed away this morning at the age of 113 years 342 days.
Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116
August 19, 2010; Susannah Mushatt Jones was born in Alabama on July 6, 1899 but now lives in New York.
July 20, 2011; 112th Birthday Party in Brooklyn. Click on the photo for a link to the full in story in The New York Times.
July 28, 2011; Here is a close up of Susie Jones that we just received from Marianna Hernandez, a reporter in Brooklyn, NY who attended the event described above.
Mrs. Susannah Mushatt Jones on her 113th birthday.
Mrs. Susannah Mushatt Jones at her 114th birthday party.
Mrs. Susannah Mushatt Jones at age 114.
Mrs. Susannah Mushatt Jones at her 115th birthday.
February 1, 2015; Susannah Mushatt Jones was born in Lowndes County, Alabama, USA on July 6, 1899 as the third oldest of 11 siblings. In 1922, she graduaded from the Calhoun Boarding High School. In 1923, she moved to New York. In 1928, she married Henry Jones. However, they divorced five years later without issue. Mrs. Jones worked as the children care taker for wealthy families. Mrs. Jones still lives in New York City.
Susannah Mushatt Jones became the oldest living person in the world on June 17, 2015, following the death of Jeralean Talley.
May 13, 2016; Susannah Mushatt Jones died on May 12, 2016 at the age of 116 years, 311 days.
April 10, 2011; Ura Karazawa was born in Japan on July 8, 1899 and passed away on November 21, 2010 at age 111 years, 136 days.
May 27, 2011; Miss Beryl Kapaun is currently the oldest person in South Dakota and will soon turn 112. She was born on June 4, 1899 and baptized in the St. Rose Catholic Church (renamed St. Patrick Catholic Church, since it was rebuilt in Mount Rose SD in 1906). She was never married. Click on her photo for a short video clip of her from television station KELO-TV of Sioux Falls, SD. (TRT = 2:06 min.)
November 8, 2012; We are sad to report that Ms. Beryl Kapaun passed away yesterday at the age of 113 years, 156 days. She was the oldest person ever in her state of South Dakota.
February 28, 2011; Sakura Kishi of Aomori Prefecture in Japan was born on September 28, 1899 and died on February 24, 2011 at age 111 years, 149 days.
Evelyn Kozak, 113
October 21, 2010; Evelyn Kozak was born in New York on August 14, 1899. Eva (Jacobson) (Margaretten) Kozak may be the world's oldest Jewish person.
June 11, 2013; Evelyn Kozak died early this morning at Maimonides Medical Center in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States at the age of 113 years 301 days.
November 9, 2011; Ms. Beatrix Lawson of Rhode Island was born on December 23, 1899 and died October 24, 2011 at age 111 years, 305 days. Click for her Obituary from The Providence Journal.
Adrienne Ledent, 111
February 14, 2010; Adrienne Ledent was born in Belgium on December 13, 1899.
December 13, 2010; This photo of Adrienne Ledent was taken by our Belgian International Correspondents, Messrs. Peter Vermaelen (L) and Anthony Croes-Lacroix (R; kneeling), on the occasion of her 111th birthday party. If you speak French, click on her photo above for an excellent video clip from Belgian Lux TV.
June 23, 2011; We are sad to report that Adrienne Ledent passed away today in Belgium at age 111 years, 192 days.
Marie Lemoigne, 110
February 18, 2010; Marie Lemoigne was born in France on May 18, 1899 and passed away on January 31, 2010 at 110 years, 258 days. Click on the first photo for more details from Ouest France, providing you read French.
Suga Machida, 110
July 6, 2009; Suga Machida was born in Japan on March 28, 1899 and died on June 17, 2009 at age 110 years, 81 days.
Bernice Madigan, 115
July 24, 2009; Mrs. Bernice Madigan was born in Massachusetts on July 24, 1899. Click on the first photo for more details.
July 1, 2010; Bernice Madigan was born in Massachusetts on July 24, 1899. Click on her photo for more details from the Berkshires.
February 25, 2012; Click for more details from the Berkshire Eagle.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan as a young woman.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan at age 108.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan at age 110.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan at age 111.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan on her 112th birthday.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan on the day of her 113th birthday.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan on the day of her 114th birthday.
Mrs. Bernice Madigan shortly before her 115th birthday.
January 31, 2015; Bernice Madigan was born as Bernice Emerson on July 24, 1899 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. She moved to Cheshire in 1905. She graduated from Adams High School in 1918, and thereafter moved to Washington, D.C., where she worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration, then worked in the Treasury Department. In 1925, she married Paul Madigan (1896-1976). In 2007, she moved from Silver Spring, Maryland to Cheshire, Massachusetts, where she passed away on January 3, 2015 at age 115 years, 163 days.
Mollye Saltzman Marcus, 111
January 8, 2011; Mrs. Mollye Marcus was born on October 18, 1899. She currently resides in Woodland Hills, CA and is shown from left to right with her Granddaughter, Mrs. Debbie Tynan, her Great Granddaughter, Ms. Emma Tynan (13 yo), and her Daughter, Mrs. Darlene Louise Hirschinger. Thus, four generations are represented in one picture!
February 18, 2011; Mollye Marcus passed away early this morning around 1:00 or
2:00 AM PST. The cause of death was fluid in the lungs and/or around the heart. Her Obituary
will appear on Sunday in the Los Angeles Times:
Mollye Saltzman Marcus [October 18, 1899 - February 18, 2011]
She reached the age of 111 making the records as one of the world's oldest people. Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, died peacefully in Woodland Hills. Born in Lechovitz, Russia and migrated at age 4 to Council Bluffs, Iowa and married Abner Marcus in 1923. Moved to Auburn, Nebraska in 1931. Relocated to Omaha until 1990, then moved to California to be near family. Pre-deceased by husband Abner in 1964, son-in-law Kurt Hirschinger in 2003, daughter Beverly Bramson in 2004. Survived by daughter Darlene Hirschinger, son-in-law, Bob Bramson, 6 grandchildren: Bobbe Bramson Goodman (Martin), David Bramson, Danny Bramson (Julee), Debbie Hirschinger Tynan, Tom Bramson (Stephanie), Richard Hirschinger (Debbie) and 7 great-grandchildren: Gregory, Stephanie, Joshua, Drew, Jesse, Emma and Nicole.
Funeral services: Sunday, February 20th at 3 PM at Eden Memorial Park (818-361-7161).
Katarina Marinic, 110
As a young woman:
Aged about 100:
The following pictures were taken in July 2009 when Mr. Blaz Podpecan visited Mrs. Marinic at her retirement home in Nova Gorica to
interview her for his project about living centenarians in Slovenia. Mrs. Marinic would have been 109:
On her 110th birthday with the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Danilo Turk:
Here she is pictured with our GRG-Slovenia International Correspondent, Dr. Silvo Torkar:
The first five photos were provided by Mr. Blaz Podpecan.
May 9, 2010; Mrs. Katarina Marinic was born in Deskle, Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia) on October 30, 1899.
September 3, 2010; We are sad to report that Katarina Marinic passed away yesterday in Nova Gorica, Littoral, Slovenia at age 110 years and 307 days. She is the oldest person ever from Slovenia.
Catherine Masters, 111
January 17, 2010; Cathrine Masters was born in Scotland on Nov. 23, 1899 and now resides in England. The second photo shows her with Prince William in May 2009, and the third photo show her with birthday cards from the Queen. Click on the first photo for more details from the Daily Mail.
February 15, 2011; We are sad to report that Catherine Masters passed away yesterday at age 111 years, 83 days.
Edna McClure, 110
November 25, 2009; Edna McClure was born in England on August 28, 1899.
January 11, 2010; We are sad to report that Edna McClure passed away today at age 110 years, 136 days.
Mary Ewan McDonald, 110
March 24, 2010; Mary McDonald was born in Scotland on December 29, 1899 and died on January 17, 2010 at age 110 years, 19 days.
Nell Meadows, 110
February 22, 2009; Mr. Robert Young recently visited Miss Nell Meadows born February 17, 1899 in Georgia, shortly after she turned 110. Nell is a former teacher and University of Georgia's oldest living alumnus (class of 1924). She never married and now lives in the house in which she was born.
June 1, 2009; We are sad to report that Mrs. Meadows died on May 30, 2009 at age 110 years, 102 days.
Tomasa Mendez-Rico, 110
July 24, 2009; Sra. Tomasa Mendez-Rico was born in Spain on June 2, 1899.
January 31, 2015; Tomasa Mendez-Rico passed away on July 21, 2009 at age 110 years, 49 days.
Soledad Mexia, 114
December 4, 2009; Soledad Mexia was born in Mexico on August 13, 1899 and now lives in the San Diego, CA area. This photo was taken on June 26, 2009.
As a teenager
Wedding day in Mazatlan with Husband Juan
During an afternoon interview with Dr. Coles
August 14, 2010; Following her birthday yesterday, the SRF presented her with an honorary plaque.
She appeared on ABC-TV Local News on Channel 10 in San Diego with a short audio clip by Dr. Coles. She also appeared on . CW TV News on local Channel 6 in San Diego with a mention of UCLA and Stanford Researchers. Click on her photo for more details from the San Diego Union Tribune.
June 30, 2012; Soledad Mexia in Chula Vista, CA at age 112
January 31, 2015; Soledad Mexia passed away on August 30, 2013, at the age of 114 years and 17 days.
Carmela Mileo-Forciniti, 111
December 1, 2010; Carmela Mileo-Forciniti was born in Italy on November 27, 1899 shown with her family and friends.
February 19, 2011; We are sad to report that Sra. Forciniti passed away yesterday at age 111 years; 83 days.
Dorothy Montgomery, 110
This photo was sourced from http://www.legacy.com/obituaries.
Dorothy Montgomery was born in Minnesota, United States on July 25, 1899 and died in South Dakota, United States on December 31, 2009 at the age of 110 years, 159 days.
Emma Morano Martinuzzi, 117
February 4, 2010; Emma Morano-Martinuzzi was born in Italy on November 29, 1899.
Mrs. Emma Morano as an infant.
Mrs. Emma Morano in 1930, aged 30.
In middle age, on the right.
Mrs. Emma Morano at age 100.
Mrs. Emma Morano at age 112.
Mrs. Emma Morano at her 113th birthday.
From Dec. 7, 2013: Mrs. Emma Morano (114; far right) with Mr. Alessandro Delucchi of Italy (37; right), Mr. Georg Fuerholzer of Austria (26; left) and Mr. Davide Zarino of Italy (19; far left)
From Apr. 19, 2014: Mrs. Emma Morano (114; right) with Waclaw Jan Kroczek, GRG Correspondent for Poland (22; left)
From Dec. 6, 2014: Mrs. Emma Morano (115; right) with Mr. Georg Fuerholzer of Austria (27; centre) and Waclaw Jan Kroczek (23; left), GRG Correspondent for Poland.
Mrs. Emma Morano at age 117.
February 1, 2015; Mrs. Mrs. Emma Morano was born as Emma Martina Luigia Morano in Civiasco, Italy on Nov. 29, 1899 as the oldest of 8 siblings. Mrs. Morano comes from a long-lived family. One of her sisters, Angela Morano (1908-2011) lived 102 years. In 1920s, she moved to Pallanza on Lake Maggiore. In 1926, she married Giovanni Martinuzzi and had one child, who sadly died in infancy. Mrs. Morano worked for the Maioni Industry, a jute factory until 1954. Then she worked in the kitchen of "Collegio Santa Maria," a Marianist boarding school in Pallanza until 1974. Mrs. Morano is currently the oldest living person in Europe and last European person born in 1800s. Moreover she is the first verified person to have reached 115 years of age in the history of Italy. She currently lives in Verbania, Piedmont, Italy.
May 13, 2016; Emma Morano became the oldest verified person in the world on May 12, 2016, following the death of Susannah Mushatt Jones. In doing so, she also became the last verified living person born in the 1890s.
May 13, 2017; Emma Morano died on April 15, 2017 at the age of 117 years, 137 days. At the time of her death, she was the the oldest Italian person ever, the second oldest European person ever, and the fifth oldest verified person ever. Furthermore, she was the last living link to the 1800s and the oldest person to live in the 21st century.
Dora McRae, 111
Pictured provided by the family
September 9, 2013: Dora McRae was born August 29, 1899, as Dora Swyers, in New Mexico, United States. She married Grady S. McRae on December 2, 1916 in Arizona. She died on September 26, 2010, in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland. She lived to 111 years 28 days.
September 17, 2011; Mitsue Nagasaki was born in Japan on September 18, 1898. She presently lives in Hiroshima, JAPAN.
January 31, 2015; Mitsue Nagasaki died on June 17, 2013, at the age of 113 years, 272 days.
Doris Nash, 110
June 21, 2009; Mrs. Doris Nash was born on January 19, 1899 in England.
August 12, 2009; We are sad to report that Mrs. Nash passed away on July 20, 2009 at age 110 years, 182 days.
Edna New, 111
March 31, 2013; Edna New was born on October 12, 1899 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. She died on June 23, 2011, in Gloucester,
Massachusetts, at the age of 111 years 254 days. She married Arthur F. New, Sr. and had one son, Arthur F. New, Jr., who predeceased her in 2010.
She loved Frito-Lay potato chips. The pictures below are from Gloucester Times, each from her 110th and 111th birthday party, respectively. Click on
each picture to see the corresponding articles.
This picture below by Salem Patch was taken sometime in November 2010 at age of 111.
Gudrun Omdahl Onshuus, 110
August 15, 2009; Mrs. Gudrun Omdahl Onshuus was born in Norway on July 17, 1899. In the first photo, as a young girl, she appears in the upper left.
June 11, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Onshuus passed away on Wednesday, June 9th at 110 years and 327 days.
Anna Mae Pendley, 110
February 26, 2012; Anna Mae Pendley was born in Arkansas on February 18, 1899 and passed away in Oklahoma on April 19, 2009 at age 110 years, 60 days.
Maria Pierson-Ledent, 110
November 11, 2009; This photo shows Dr. Michel Poulain of the Université Catholique de Louvain meeting Ms. Pierson-Ledent, born in Belgium on June 20, 1899, when she was 107.
January 7, 2010; We are sad to report that Maria Pierson-Ledent passed away yesterday, January 6th in Belgium at age 110 years, 200 days.
Santina Gennari-Piroli, 112
Sra. Santina Gennari-Piroli was born in Italy on February 23, 1899.
June 18, 2011; We are sad to report that Santina Gernnari-Piroli died today in the village of Comunanza (Marche), ITALY at age 112 years, 115 days. She was the third oldest living person in Italy at the time of her death. If you can read Italian, click for more details.
Rosemary Quinn, 110
February 25, 2010; Rosemary Quinn was born in Arkansas on January 17, 1899 and died on January 17, 2009 at age 110 years, 0 days.
Evelyn Ralston, 111
December 28, 2010; Evelyn Ralston was born in Illinois on October 17, 1899.
December 29, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Ralston passed away today at age 111 years, 73 days. Click on the first photo above to read her interesting Obituary from The Evanston Review. Click in the second photo for an Obituary from the Chicago Tribune.
Maria Redaelli-Granoli, 113
Maria Redaelli-Granoli of Italy was born April 3, 1899.
January 31, 2015; Maria Redaelli-Granoli passed away on April 2, 2013 at age 113 years, 364 days.
Antonietta Rocca-Cerizza, 110
December 23, 2009; Antonietta Rocca-Cerizza was born in Italy on October 7, 1899.
March 31, 2010; We are sad to report that Antonietta Rocca-Cerizza passed away yesterday at age 110 years, 174 days.
John Campbell Ross, 110
June 2, 2009; Mr. John Ross was born in Australia on March 11, 1899 and died on June 3, 2009 at age 110 years, 84 days. Click on the photo above for more details.
Madeleine Savoie, 110
February 12, 2013; Madeleine Savoie was born November 1, 1899, in Caraquet, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada. She married Joseph Savoie on September 20, 1949. She passed away on January 24, 2010, in Tracadie-Sheila, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Freida Schmidt, 110
February 15, 2010; Freida Schmidt was born in Germany on December 15, 1899.
November 9, 2010; We are sad to report that Frieda Schmidt passed away on November 6th at age 110 years, 326 days.
Miriam Schmierer, 112
March 2, 2010; Miriam Schmierer was born in Australia on August 20, 1899.
September 30, 2011; We are sad to report that Mrs. Miriam Schmierer died peacefully with family by her side yesterday afternoon at Hervey Bay at age 112 years, 40 days. Click on her photo above for more details.
Hina Shikawatari, 113
Hina Shikawatari was born on January 1, 1899 and lives in Japan (Ishiwaka).
April 19, 2012; We are sad to report that Mrs. Hina Shikawatari passed away on February 15, 2012 at age 113 years, and 45 days.
Edna Smith, 110
April 22, 2010; Mrs. Edna Smith was born in Wisconsin on August 30, 1899. She currently lives in Louisiana.
May 22, 2010; We are sad to report the passing of Ms. Edna Smith during the afternoon of Saturday, May 15, 2010 at age 110 years, 258 days.
Elsie Steele, 111
February 27, 2009; Mrs. Elsie Steele was born in England on January 6, 1899.
October 18, 2010; We are sad to report that Mrs. Steele passed away today at age 111 years; 285 days. Click for more details from the Daily Mail.
Jewell Stehlik, 111
Photo provided in Jewell Stehlik's obituary:
Sherri Snider (right), administrator at The Baptist Home, in Ironton, Missouri, interviewed Jewell Stehlik (left) on Oct. 23, 2009 at her 110th birthday celebration:
Sherri Snider (right), administrator at The Baptist Home in Ironton, Missouri, interviewed Jewell Stehlik (left) on her 111th birthday on Oct. 25, 2010:
June 27, 2014; Jewell Stehlik was born as Jewell Jones in Cave Springs, Elk County, Kansas, United States. She died on July 26, 2011, in Ironton, Iron County, Missouri, at the age of 111 years 274 days.
Helen Stump, 110
January 27, 2010; Helen Stump was born in Pennsylvania on August 25, 1899.
February 23, 2010; We are sad to report that Helen Stump passed away in Pennsylvania on February 20, 2010 at age 110 years, 179 days. See the Reading Eagle for more details.
June 11, 2011; Kame Takamiyagi was born in Japan on June 10, 1899. In this photo, she celebrates her 112th birthday. As of September 2010, she was the 4th oldest in Okinawa Prefecture. Click on her photo, if you can read Japanese.
September 13, 2012; We are sad to report that Kame Takamiyagi passed away on September 10, 2012 at age 113 years, 92 days.
Tome Takaoka, 113
June 27, 2009; Mrs. Tome Takaoka was born in Japan on January 1, 1899.
April 13, 2012; We are sad to report that Mrs. Tome Takaoka passed away yesterday at age 113 years, 102 days.
November 28, 2011; Michigan; Jeralean Talley was born in Georgia on May 23, 1899 and now lives in Michigan. In this photo, she attends her Godson Tyler Kinloch's open house June 12th, celebrating his graduation from Canton High School. She attributes her extreme longevity to her belief in God. While her hearing is failing, her memory is sound. She has no problem recounting what it was like to grow up on a Georgia farm. Although she has not yet been validated in Table E, the GRG expects to do so soon. Click on her photo above for more details from the Detroit Free Press.
Mrs. Jeralean Talley in her younger years.
Mrs. Jeralean Talley at age 113.
Mrs. Jeralean Talley at her 114th birthday.
Mrs. Jeralean Talley at her 115th birthday celebration.
Mrs. Jeralean Talley (115; left) with her daughter Thelma Holloway (77; right).
February 1, 2015; Mrs. Jeralean Talley was born as Jeralean Kurtz on May 23, 1899 in Montrose, Georgia, USA. She was born as one of 11 siblings. Mrs. Talley moved to Inkster, Michigan, in 1935, and has lived there since. A year later, in 1935, she married Alfred Talley (1893-1988) and has a daughter, Thelma Holloway (born 1937). Talley bowled until she was 104 and still likes to catch fish.
April 6, 2015; With the death of Gertrude Weaver earlier today, Jeralean Talley is now the oldest verified person in the world.
June 10, 2015; Jeralean Talley celebrated her 116th birthday on May 23, 2015. Here is a photo from a few days before her 116th birthday:
And here is a photo from her 116th birthday celebration:
Jeralean Talley died on June 17, 2015 at the age of 116 years, 25 days.
Suma Tamagawa, 112
Mrs. Suma Tamagawa was born in Japan on March 14, 1899.
December 24, 2011; We sad to report that Ms. Suma Tamagawa passed away yesterday at the age of 112 years and 284 days.
Hatsuno Tanaka, 111
October 20, 2009; Ms. Hatsuno Tanaka of Japan was born on May 22, 1899. This photo was taken in 2006 (when she was 107 years old). She is now 110.
January 31, 2015; Hatsuno Tanaka went into limbo on February 28, 2011, at the age of 111.
Elsie Thompson, 113
April 3, 2010; Elsie Thompson was born during the McKinley Administration, on April 5, 1899, in Beaver Falls, PA. She grew up in Pittsburgh and currently lives in Clearwater, FL. Click on the photo above for more details.
January 31, 2015; Elsie Thompson died on March 21, 2013, at the age of 113 years, 350 days.
Sylvia Booker Utz, 110
Greenville, OH; Mrs. Sylvia Booker Utz was born in Ohio on March 9, 1899. Click on the photo for more details from the Dayton Daily News. Note that this woman is a Guinness recordholder for "longest marriage" (living) when she and her husband had been married for 83 years in 2001. Mr. Harvey Utz died at age 103 in November 2001 (born July 1898). Sylvia Utz talks in her room at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.
October 5, 2009; We are sad to report that Sylvia Utz died early this morning in Ohio at age 110 years, 210 days. Click for more details from the Dayton Daily News.
Bernardina Van Dommelen, 111
July 1, 2009; Bernardina Van Dommelen was born in Belgium on March 15, 1899.
January 30, 2010; Bernardina Van Dommelen with our Belgian Correspondent, Peter Vermaelen, at the occasion of a private party on December 16, 2009 for the "Oldest Belgian." Click on the photo for a larger version.
April 16, 2010; We are sad to have received a report from our International Correspondent from Belgium, Mr. Peter Vermaelen, that Mrs. Van Dommelen passed away quietly in her sleep today at age 111 years, 32 days.
Emelie Weil, 112
June 15, 2012; Emelie Weil was born in Kentucky on November 20, 1899 and currently lives in Indiana. Click on her photo above for more details.
July 3, 2012; Ms. Ruth Maher has just informed us that her Grandmother Mrs. Emelie Weil passed away on Monday evening, July 2nd at ~10:30 PM EDT in the town Milan, IN.
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Agnes Wetzel, 110
December 26, 2009; Agnes Wetzel was born in Pennsylvania on October 18, 1899.
August 24, 2010; We are sad to report that Agnes Wetzel passed away on August 21, 2010 at age 110 years, 307 days.
Nettie Whittington, 113
September 29, 2012; Nettie Whittington was presumed to be born in Mississippi on October 31, 1899 according to her family Bible. After a careful review of US Census records we have chosen to go with a birth year of 1899 and not 1900, despite some inconsistencies in subsequent Census Records.
November 26, 2012; We are sad to report that Ms. Nettie Whittingon passed away in the afternoon of November 24, 2012 at age 113 years, 24 days. The photo shows her voting by absentee ballot on November 6th.
Sarah Wilkins, 110
August 26, 2009; Mrs. Sarah Wilkins (on the right with another resident of her nursing home on the left) was born in Iowa on March 27, 1899.
September 1, 2009; We are sad to report that Sarah Wilkins passed away on August 8, 2009 at age 110 years, 134 days.
Elspeth Wood, 110
Photos provided by her 110th birthday article:
As a young lady:
Around 110th birthday:
November 13, 2013: Elspeth Wood, known as Marion, was born on February 18, 1899, in Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom. She married Herbert Wood in 1928, and she died in Harrow, London Borough of Harrow, United Kingdom on May 22, 2009 at the age of 110 years 93 days.
Violet Wood, 112
March 8, 2012; Mrs. Violet Wood was born in England on September 2, 1899. We are sad to report that Mrs. Wood passed away on February 29, 2012 at age 112 years, 180 days. Click on her photo for a story about her. More can be found at a Kent Newspaper.
Here ends the Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in 1899.