Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in the year 1902,
as of March 14, 2017.
Else Assmann, 110
At her 110th birthday in February 2012; as 4 years old girl in 1906
In May 2012
May 4, 2013; Else Assmann was born as Else Berta Anna Kaiser on February 18, 1902 in Glashuette (Baruth, Brandenburg in today Germany). She married Paul Arthur Erich Assmann on September 21, 1925. She passed away 3 days before her 111th birthday on February 15, 2013 (110 years 363 days).
Emilienne Bain, 110
March 24, 2013; Emilienne Bain was born on March 2, 1902 in Marigny-Brizay (Vienne dept). She married Andre Elie Bain in Chauvigny (Vienne dept) on March 6, 1922. She died on April 22, 2012 in Chauvigny, at the age of 110 years 51 days.
Dorothy Baldwin, 111
January 16, 2013; Dorothy Baldwin was born in Carrington, Nottingham, England on February 8, 1902. She lives in Bulwell, Nottingham, England.
January 25, 2015: Dorothy Baldwin died on January 1, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 327 days.
Alba Benatti-Togni, 111
May 22, 2013; Alba Benatti-Togni was born on March 21, 1902, in Quistello, Lombardy Region, Italy. Quistello later divided so her commune of birth is currently San Giacomo delle Segnate. She married Aurelio Luigi Cassiano Togni on February 7, 1948 in the commune of Le Blanc-Mesnil, a suburb of Paris, France (in Seine-Saint-Denis Department). She currently resides at the Gaston Monmousseau retirement home in Le Blanc-Mesnil.
August 2, 2013; The GRG-Italy Correspondent was informed by a journalist that Alba Benatti-Togni had passed away on August 1, 2013 in Le Blanc-Mesnil, France. She lived to 111 years and 133 days.
Francisca Barracel-Fernandez, 111
At age 110
At age 111
July 18, 2013; Francisca Barracel-Fernandez was born on June 18, 1902, in the town of Allariz, province of Ourense, Autonomous Community of Galicia, Spain. She lives in the provincial capital of Ourense.
July 20, 2013; We were saddened to learn that Francisca Barracel-Fernandez passed away on July 18, 2013, the same day we placed her in the living Table E, at the age of 111 years and 30 days. As far as we know, she was the fourth oldest person in Spain.
Carl Berner, 110
September 3, 2012; Carl Berner was born in Germany on January 27, 1902 and currently lives in New York. Click on his photo above for more details from the The Forum South and West.
January 8, 2013; We learned that Carl Berner died yesterday on January 7, 2013 at the age of 110 years 346 days.
Annita Bonandi-Azzini, 110
Undated photos of Annita Bonandi-Azzini
At age 108
August 4, 2013; Annita Bonandi-Azzini was born on May 12, 1902 in the comune of Casalmoro, province of Mantua, in the Lombardy region of Italy. She died on November 19, 2012, in the comune of Pianoro, province of Bologna, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. She lived to 110 years 191 days.
Effie Mae Caffee, 111
October 2, 2012; Effie Mae Caffee was born in Oaklahoma on February 11, 1902. She now lives in Texas.
February 11, 2013; Here is a recent picture of Effie Mae Caffee. She is now 111 years old today. (Photo was contributed to TimesRecordNews of Wichita Falls, Texas)
February 24, 2013; We were informed that Effie Mae Caffee got pneumonia and couldn't recover. She passed away around 3:00 a.m. on February 23, 2013.
Mary Camerlengo, 110
As a young woman:
In her final years:
On her 110th birthday:
Two of the above photos were sourced from the following 110th birthday article: http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20121126/NEWS/311269975
August 6, 2015; Mary Camerlengo was born in Massachusetts, United States on November 26, 1902 and died in Volusia, Florida, United States on January 20, 1903 at the age of 110 years, 55 days.
Myrtle Clifton, 111
August 27, 2013: Myrtle Clifton was born November 19, 1902, near Milford, Sussex County, Delaware, United States, as Mayme Myrtle Clifton, daughter of John Clifton and Laura Jones. She never married, and worked in Philadelphia before returning back to Delaware. She currently lives in Greenville, Delaware.
November 26, 2013: Gerontology Research Group appreciates seeing the regularly-updated pictures of Myrtle Clifton at this business website of Peaches and Pups where Myrtle Clifton has been mentioned at the bottom of that page.
Myrtle Clifton (center) in this undated photo:
Myrtle Clifton (center) on her 110th birthday:
Myrtle Clifton (center) on September 29, 2013:
Myrtle Clifton on her 111th birthday:
January 25, 2015: Myrtle Clifton died on July 12, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 235 days.
Alda Collins, 111
August 1, 2013; Alda Collins was born on July 26, 1902, in Somerset County, Pennsylvania as Alda Hoffman. She married William F. Collins and had two sons: William H. "Doc" Collins and James N. "Jim" Collins. She currently lives in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
This picture was taken at her 109th birthday; photo credit by The Tribune-Democrat & article can be accessed by pressing the photo below:
Pictures below provided by son, Jim Collins:
At age 18
October 1, 2013; We were saddened to learn that Alda Collins passed away on September 29, 2013 at the age of 111 years 65 days.
Marguerite Conrad, 111
April 10, 2013; Marguerite Conrad was born March 15, 1902 in Paris, France. Mrs. Marguerite Conrad is known by her birth name (she is the widow of Mr. Paul Munery). She currently lives at Les Abondances in Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine dpt).
At age 105
The pictures below are from her 108th and 109th birthday parties (from left to right).
The 110th birthday party was in May 2012.
At her 111th birthday party
January 25, 2015: Marguerite Conrad died on January 26, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 317 days.
Eula Cousins, 110
September 18, 2012; Eula Cousins was born in North Carolina. She has not yet been validated by the GRG. Click on her photo above for more details from the Philadelphia Inquirer. In the photo, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah and his wife, TV anchor Renee Chenault-Fattah, greet Ms. Cousins.
February 7, 2013; We learned that Eula Cousins had died on January 29, 2013.
Reginald Dean, 110
As a young man:
In the 1940s:
On his 109th birthday:
On his 110th birthday:
Photos sourced from the Derbyshire Telegraph and BBC News.
October 23, 2016; Reginald Dean was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire, United Kingdom on November 4, 1902 and died in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on January 5, 2013 at the age of 110 years, 62 days. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living man in the United Kingdom.
Adele Dunlap, 114
Graduating in 1921:
Undated later photo:
On her 110th birthday:
On her 112th birthday:
July 21, 2015; Adele Dunlap was born in New Jersey, United States on December 12, 1902. She currently lives in New Jersey.
March 8, 2017; Adele Dunlap died on February 5, 2017 at the age of 114 years, 55 days.
Ruth Engstrom, 111
At her 110th birthday
September 23, 2013: Ruth Engstrom was born September 23, 1902, in Nybro in the historical province of SmÃƒÂ¥land (Kalmar County) of Sweden. She lives in Stockholm, capital of Sweden.
January 25, 2015: Ruth Engstrom died on December 2, 2013 at the age of 111 years, 70 days.
Ethel Farrell, 113
February 25, 2014; Ethel Farrell was born on November 27, 1902, in Lucknow, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She married twice in India, and then the family moved to Australia in 1948. She currently lives in the state of Victoria in Australia.
Picture of Ethel when she was 16 years old:
Picture of Ethel Farrell at her 110th birthday:
December 13, 2015; Ethel Farrell became the oldest living person in Australia on October 8, 2014, following the death of Vi Robbins.
February 28, 2016; Ethel Farrell died on December 20, 2015 at the age of 113 years, 23 days.
Maria Dolores Ferreira, 111
At age of 110:
June 1, 2013; Maria Dolores Ferreira was born on July 22, 1902, in Parish of Sequeade, Municipality of Barcelos, Portugal. She was the daughter of Jose Ferreira da Rocha and Luasa da Silva Gomes. She married Josua Aires Lopes on April 27, 1923. Her husband died in 1948. She lives in Parish of Encourados, Municipality of Barcelos, Portugal.
January 25, 2015: Maria Dolores Ferreira died on July 31, 2013 at the age of 111 years, 9 days.
Hajime Fujita, 110
At age 109:
At age 110:
October 7, 2013; Hajime Fujita was born on February 15, 1902, in Japan. Prior to his death, he was the oldest man of the Oita Prefecture, Japan, and he was the co-oldest person of Oita Prefecture with Mitsue Toyoda, who also was born on February 15, 1902. He died on October 3, 2012, at the age of 110 years 231 days.
Marie-Josephine Gaudette, 113
February 7, 2013; Marie-Josephine Gaudette, known as Sister Cecilia, was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States, on March 25, 1902. She lived in Canada and France before settling in Italy in 1958. She currently lives in Rome, Lazio, Italy, in a convent.
July 21, 2015; This picture was taken on her 113th birthday in March 2015:
Cornelis Geurtz, 110
At age 108:
At age 109:
At age 110:
The first two pictures were sourced from De Telegraaf: http://www.telegraaf.nl/
The picture at age 110 was sourced from Centrum voor Reuma & Revalidatie Rotterdam, where Mr. Geurtz lived: http://www.rrr.nl/ckfinder/userfiles/files/jouRRRnaalmei12.pdf
June 10, 2013; Cornelis Geurtz was born in the municipality of Rotterdam in the province of South Holland, Netherlands, on May 4, 1902. He passed away in Rotterdam on August 21, 2012 at the age of 110 years 109 days.
Fanny Godin, 112
November 7, 2012; Fanny Godin was born in Belgium on May 27, 1902.
May 27, 2013; Fanny Godin celebrated her 111th birthday today. If you can read French, click on the first photo for more details. Accompanying her are two of our Belgian Correspondents: Messrs. Anthony Croes- Lacroix (L) and Peter Vermaelen (R).
January 25, 2015: Fanny Godin died on September 7, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 103 days.
Adelaida Gonzalez-Alonso, 112
Pictures of Adelaida Gonzalez-Alonso at age 109 (in the second picture at right, she is the person seated at right):
Pictures of Adelaida Gonzalez-Alonso at age 110:
January 26, 2014; Adelaida Gonzalez-Alonso was born in the municipality of Villadiego, province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, Spain on October 23, 1902. She has been confirmed to be living at the age of 111. She still resides in Villadiego, Burgos.
January 25, 2015: Adelaida Gonzalez-Alonso died on November 20, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 28 days.
Sotomi Hara, 112
At age of 110:
May 29, 2013; Sotomi Hara was born on June 7, 1902, in Japan. She lives in Iida City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
January 25, 2015: Sotomi Hara died on June 23, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 16 days.
Bertha Harris, 113
Bertha Harris at age 108
At age 111 (March 2013), bottom, with her grandson, Kirk Van Sickle, at top right
January 3, 2014; Bertha Harris was born on January 3, 1902, in Adams County, Wisconsin, United States. She currently lives in Richardson, Dallas County, Texas, United States. She was confirmed living as of January 2, 2014.
March 12, 2015; Bertha Harris died on March 3, 2015 at the age of 113 years, 59 days.
Yukie Hino, 113
Yukie Hino at age of 113:
This photo was sourced from http://news.goo.ne.jp/article/bsn/region/bsn-kennai20150921-5571895.html
September 28, 2015; Yukie Hino was born in Japan on April 17, 1902. She is currently the oldest living person in Niigata prefecture.
Genevieve Huet, 110
May 31, 2014; Genevieve Huet was born in France on January 29, 1902. She lived in the commune of Saint-Raphael, Var Department, France, before her death on February 21, 2012, at the age of 110 years 23 days.
Genevieve Huet at age of 109:
Jokichi Ikarashi, 111
October 27, 2015; Jokichi Ikarashi was born in Niigata, Japan on January 26, 1902 and died in Sanjo, Niigata, Japan on July 23, 2013 at the age of 111 years, 178 days. He became the oldest living man in Japan on June 12, 2013, following the death of Jiroemon Kimura.
Masayo Ito, 113
Masayo Ito at age of 105:
Masayo Ito at age of 111:
January 14, 2014; Masayo Ito was born on October 1, 1902, in Japan. She is currently the oldest person of Miyagi Prefecture.
January 28, 2016; Masayo Ito died on January 6, 2016 at the age of 113 years, 97 days.
Masao Kaga, 111
At age 105:
At age 108:
February 28, 2013; Masao Kaga was born in Japan on June 1, 1902. He currently lives in Mitoyo City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
June 26, 2013; We learned that Masao Kaga passed away today at the age of 111 years 25 days.
Sumie Kawamura, 111
February 13, 2013; Sumie Kawamura was born February 8, 1902. She currently lives in the town of Minabe of Wakayama Prefecture in Japan.
March 3, 2013; We learned that Sumie Kawamura has died on March 2, 2013. She finishes at 111 years, 22 days.
Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries, 111
November 4, 2013: Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries was born on October 22, 1902, in the town of Uffelte in the province of Drenthe in Netherlands. She currently lives in the village of Havelte in the same Drenthe province.
In June 2012, when Egbertje became the oldest woman in the Netherlands at the age of 109:
Picture from website Da's Mooi: http://www.dasmooi.nl/
At her 110th birthday:
Picture from Provincie Drenthe (the province in which she lived): http://www.provincie.drenthe.nl/
Egbertje (right) is pictured together with her 101-year-old brother Roelof de Vries (left) in March 2013 during the opening ceremony of a building in their
Picture from Meppeler Courant (local newspaper): http://www.meppelercourant.nl/
At her 111th birthday:
Picture from Algemeen Dagblad, another Dutch newspaper: http://www.ad.nl/
January 25, 2015: Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries died on August 14, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 296 days.
Catherine Lawrence, 110
June 12, 2014; Catherine Lawrence, known as Sister Madeleine during her adult life, was born in Victoria, Australia, on December 8, 1902. She lived in the town of Young, New South Wales, Australia, before her death on June 16, 2013, at the age of 110 years 190 days.
Sister Madeleine at age of 109:
Sister Madeleine at age of 110:
Arturo Licata, 111
November 13, 2012; Mr. Arturo Licata was born in Italy on May 2, 1902.
On February 27, 2014, Arturo Licata was recognized by Guinness World Records as the World's Oldest Living Man:
April 25, 2014; Arturo Licata passed away yesterday, April 24, 2014, at the age of 111 years 357 days.
Shinobu Matsuda, 111
February 1, 2015; Shinobu Matsuda was born in Japan on October 8, 1902. She died in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, on November 26, 2013 at the age of 111 years and 49 days. Here she is pictured as the oldest resident of Hokkaido in September 2013, aged 110.
Take Matsui, 111
July 26, 2013; Take Matsui was born on October 1, 1902, in Japan. About 20+ years ago, she moved from Gifu Prefecture to the area of Yasuura in Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture. As of 2011, she had a living 97-year-old sister. Take Matsui was confirmed to be living earlier in 2013 as a 110-year-old.
January 25, 2015: Take Matsui died on or around January 25, 2014 at the age of 111 years.
Goldie Michelson, 113
July 30, 2015; Goldie Michelson was born in Russia on August 8, 1902 and currently lives in Massachusetts, United States. She is the oldest verified person ever born in Russia. She is believed to have emigrated from Russia with her parents in 1904.
Michelson attended Pembroke College (which later merged with Brown University), graduating with a sociology degree in 1924. She married David Michelson and had one daughter, Renee. After her daughter started school, Michelson enrolled at Clark University and went on earn her Master's degree in sociology. A great passion for the theatre has been central to her life. She acted in, produced and directed many plays in a career spanning seven decades. Well into her 90s, she was still teaching students various elements of drama and music, and how to speak publicly without fear and anxiety.
When asked for the secret to longevity, Michelson said "Walking. I was a great walker - four or five miles every morning, weather permitting. I never used a car if I could walk. One of the great joys of life was when I sold my car."
Goldie Michelson died on July 8, 2016 at the age of 113 years, 335 days.
Berthe Mourey, 110
On her 110th birthday:
Photo sourced from http://www.bienpublic.com/.
December 16, 2016; Berthe Mourey was born in Perrigny-sur-l'Ognon, France on November 21, 1902 and died in Cote-d'Oriens, France on March 10, 2013 at the age of 110 years, 109 days.
Carla Musa-Porta, 110
October 10, 2012; Author Carla Musa-Porta was born in Italy on March 15, 1902. If you can read Italian, click on her photo for more details. Click for still more details.
October 10, 2012; We are sad to report that on the day we added her to the Living List on Table E, she passed away at age 110 years, 209 days. Click for more details.
Dorothy Peel, 111
At 110th birthday
At 111th birthday
October 1, 2013: Dorothy Peel was born on September 28, 1902, in the village of Alne in North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Freddie Peel after his retirement. She currently lives in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
January 25, 2015: Dorothy Peel died on June 24, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 269 days.
Rosa Pesce-Patrono, 112
On her 110th birthday (at right)
September 4, 2013: Rosa Pesce-Patrono was born September 12, 1902, in Castelnuovo di Ceva, Piedmont region, Italy. She currently lives in the same village.
January 25, 2015: Rosa Pesce-Patrono died on January 9, 2015 at the age of 112 years, 119 days.
Florence Pittaway, 112
At her 110th birthday:
In July 2013 (at age 110):
At her 111th birthday:
October 27, 2013: Florence Pittaway was born on October 15, 1902, in the region of West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. She was brought up in Bordesley Green, lived most of her life in Perry Common, and now lives in Erdington; all of West Midlands region.
January 25, 2015: Florence Pittaway died on December 21, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 67 days.
Odette Pompanon, 110
This photo was sourced from http://www.larepublique77.fr/2013/08/27/3469/.
September 22, 2015; Odette Pompanon was born on in France on November 19, 1902 and died in Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France on August 21, 2013 at th age of 110 years, 275 days.
Giuseppina Projetto-Frau, 112
June 21, 2013; Giuseppina Projetto-Frau was born on May 30, 1902, in the comune of La Maddalena, an island off the island of Sardinia, Italy. She lives in the comune of Montelupo Fiorentino in Tuscany region of Italy.
Vi Robbins, 112
November 10, 2013: Vi Robbins was born on February 28, 1902, in Australia. She spent most of her life in Coogee, a suburb of City of Randwick, New South Wales, Australia. She currently lives in City of Randwick.
At age 107:
January 25, 2015: Vi Robbins died on October 8, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 222 days.
Hana Saito, 111
Picture of Hana Saito at age of 109:
Picture of Hana Saito at age of 110:
December 31, 2013: Hana Saito was born on March 10, 1902, in Japan. At her death on March 29, 2013, she was the oldest person of Gunma Prefecture, Japan. She lived to 111 years 19 days.
Lina Sansuini, 110
Picture of Lina Sansuini at her 110th birthday:
February 22, 2014; Lina Sansuini was born on September 9, 1902, in Galliera, which is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. She died in Galliera on May 19, 2013, having lived 110 years 252 days.
Sute Sato, 112
Pictures of Sute Sato at her 112th birthday:
March 30, 2015; Sute Sato was born on October 15, 1902 and died in Fukushima, Japan on May 29, 2015 at the age of 112 years, 226 days.
Ursula Sawers, 110
Photos sourced from Isle of Wight County Press.
February 26, 2017; Ursula Sawers was born on Dartford, England, United Kingdom on October 12, 1902 and died on Bembridge, England, United Kingdom on January 28, 2013 at the age of 110 years, 108 days.
Anna Scarano-Laviola, 110
July 27, 2013; Anna Scarano-Laviola (pictured at left above) was born on March 5, 1902, in the town of Cerignola, in the region of Apulia, Italy. She died on October 22, 2012 in the commune of Pioltello, in region of Lombardy, Italy.
Ida Schlesinger, 111
At age 110
April 8, 2013; Ida Schlesinger was born November 7, 1902 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. She currently lives in Pennsylvania.
January 25, 2015: Ida Schlesinger died on July 3, 2014 at the age of 111 years, 238 days.
Kathleen Snavely, 113
Picture of Kathleen Snavely in 2000 (courtesy of Syracuse University Archives):
NBC's Today Show's Willard Scott segment announcing Kathleen Snavely's 110th birthday:
January 10, 2014; Kathleen Snavely was born in Feakle, County Clare, Ireland, on February 16, 1902 as Kathleen Hayes. She emigrated to United States to Syracuse, New York. She outlived her husbands, Roxie Rollins and Jesse Snavely. On January 8, 2014, at age of 111 years 326 days, based on total days lived (then 40,869 days), she surpassed Katherine Plunket (111 years 327 days; 40,868 days) as the oldest Irish-born person ever using the modern borders of Ireland. This record had lasted since 1932! Please note that Annie Scott, who was born in 1883 in what is now Northern Ireland, had died in Scotland in 1996, at 113 years old. Click on the article here that talks about Kathleen Snavely being the longest-lived person ever born in what is now the Republic of Ireland.
Kathleen Snavely died on July 6, 2015 at the age of 113 years, 140 days.
Teruko Sugimoto, 110
November 1, 2013: Teruko Sugimoto was born on February 27, 1902, in Japan. She became the oldest person in Tottori prefecture, Japan, on August 7, 2010, until her own death on December 15, 2012 at the age of 110 years 292 days.
At 109th birthday
At age 110
Frieda Szwillus, 112
Frieda Szwillus at age 109:
Frieda Szwillus at age 110:
May 22, 2014; Frieda Szwillus was born March 30, 1902 in Dessau, a city in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. She lives in the municipality of Raschau-Markersbach in Free State of Saxony, Germany.
January 25, 2015: Frieda Szwillus died on September 21, 2014 at the age of 112 years, 175 days.
Sugino Tamai, 112
March 19, 2013; Sugino Tamai was born in Japan on March 9, 1902 and lives in Kobe City, which is the capital city of Hyogo Prefecture. The picture was apparently taken when she was 109 years old.
March 12, 2015; Sugino Tamai died on February 14, 2015 at the age of 112 years, 342 days.
Mitsue Toyoda, 114
April 6, 2015; Mitsue Toyoda was born in Japan on February 15, 1902. She currently lives in Oita Prefecture, Japan.
Mitsue Toyoda died on August 25, 2016 at the age of 114 years, 192 days.
Francisca Villan-Perez, 110
Francisca Villan-Perez at her 100th birthday:
Undated picture of Francisca Villan-Perez:
From a video at her 110th birthday:
May 10, 2015; Francisca Villan-Perez was born in Castile and Leon, Spain on September 17, 1902 and also died in Castile and Leon on January 10, 2013 at the age of 110 years, 115 days.
Helen Wheat, 113
May 27, 2013; Helen Wheat was born on September 16, 1902, in York, York County, Pennsylvania, United States. She first married to Harvey Naylor then to William Wheat. She moved from York, Pennsylvania, to Frederick, Maryland a few years ago and lives in Frederick now.
Taken one month before becoming 106 years old:
At age of 108:
The 2 pictures below are of five generations of Helen Wheat's family (apparently taken in 2009 and 2010, respectively):
At her 110th birthday party before her actual birthday, she is pictured with her 3 children:
A picture at age of 110:
On her 111th birthday:
Helen Wheat died on February 16, 2016 at the age of 113 years, 153 days.
Cirilla Zenari-Sgrignoni, 110
October 3, 2012; Cirilla Zenari-Sgrignoni, was born in Italy on February 28, 1902.
January 25, 2015: Cirilla Zenari-Sgrignoni died on February 2, 2013 at the age of 110 years, 340 days.
Here ends the Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in 1902. Click on a link below to view our Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in another year.