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List of North American supercentenarians

This is an incomplete list of North American supercentenarians (people from North America who have attained the age of at least 110 years). The oldest North American ever was American woman Sarah Knauss, who died at the age of 119 years 97 days.[1] As of 12 September 2015, the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) has verified that there are 10 living supercentenarians in North America and has verified the claims of over 750 supercentenarians in north America.[1] The oldest living supercentenarian is American woman Susannah Mushatt Jones, who was born on July 6, 1899.[2]

Living North American supercentenarians

Name Sex Reported birth date Reported age as of January 22, 2016 Place of birth Place of residence
Susannah Mushatt Jones[1] F July 6, 1899 116 years, 200 days United States, (Alabama) United States, (New York)
Violet Brown[1] F March 10, 1900 115 years, 318 days Jamaica, (Trelawny Parish) Jamaica, (Trelawny Parish)
Goldie Michelson[1] F August 8, 1902 113 years, 167 days Russia[1] United States, (Massachusetts)
Helen Wheat[1] F September 16, 1902 113 years, 128 days United States, (Pennsylvania) United States, (Maryland)
María N. Rivera Cruz[3] F October 10, 1902 113 years, 104 days Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Las Piedras
Adele Dunlap[1] F December 12, 1902 113 years, 41 days United States, (New Jersey) United States, (New Jersey)
Irene Ciuffoletti[1] F January 19, 1903 113 years, 3 days Italy United States, (Pennsylvania)
Christina Cetoute[4] F June 9, 1903 112 years, 227 days St. Lucia[2] St. Lucia, Anse la Raye
Sina Hayes[1] F June 27, 1903 112 years, 209 days United States, (North Carolina) United States, (North Carolina)
Ila Jones[1] F August 21, 1903 112 years, 154 days United States, (Georgia) United States, (Georgia)
Marguerite Kioke Wabano[5] [6] F January 28, 1904 111 years, 359 days Canada, (Ontario) Candada, (Ontario)
Rubye Cox[7] F January 31, 1904 111 years, 356 days United States, (Arkansas) United States, (Rhode Island)
Fanny Thornton[8] F February 11, 1904 111 years, 345 days United States, (Georgia) United States, (Georgia)
Evangelina Cruz Hernández[9] F February 13, 1904 111 years, 343 days Mexico Mexico
Vera Van Wagner[10] F May 24, 1904 111 years, 243 days United States, (New York) United States, (New York)
Alberta Liles[11] F August 20, 1904 111 years, 155 days United States, (North Carolina) United States, (North Carolina)
Lessie Brown[12] F September 22, 1904 111 years, 122 days United States, (Georgia) United States, (Ohio)
Emma Hough[13] F December 2, 1904 111 years, 51 days United States, (Iowa) United States, (Iowa)
Maggie Kidd[14] F December 8, 1904 111 years, 45 days United States, (Georgia) United States, (Georgia)
Veta[15] Walters[16] F December 14, 1904 111 years, 39 days Jamaica United States (New York)
Ruth Adler[17] F January 11, 1905 111 years, 11 days United States, (Illinois) United States, (Illinois)
Bessie Porter[18] F January 31, 1905 110 years, 356 days United States, (Alabama) United States, (Michigan)
Clarina Hudon[19][20] F March 4, 1905 110 years, 324 days Canada, (Quebec) United States, (New Hampshire)
Mary Spingola[21][22] F March 25, 1905 110 years, 303 days United States, (New York) United States, (California)
Tressa Bartholomew[23] F March 30, 1905 110 years, 298 days United States, (Iowa) United States, (Iowa)
Sarah Raymond[24] F April 16, 1905 110 years, 281 days United States, (Maryland) United States, (New York)
Katherine Bodenbender[25] F April 19, 1905 110 years, 278 days Germany, Hesse-Nassau United States, (Illinois)
Ellen "Dolly" Gibb[26] F April 26, 1905 110 years, 271 days Canada, Manitoba Canada, Ontario
Veronica Forstner[27] F May 4, 1905 110 years, 263 days United States, (Minnesota) United States, (Minnesota)
Mattie Cisrow[28] F May 30, 1905 110 years, 237 days United States, (Georgia) United States, (Florida)
Chrystal Harper[29] F June 28, 1905 110 years, 208 days United States, (Idaho) United States, (Idaho)
Clara Anderson[30] F July 2, 1905 110 years, 204 days United States, (Missouri) United States, (Alaska)
Alelia Murphy[31] F July 6, 1905 110 years, 200 days United States, (North Carolina) United States, (New York)
Roberta Farris[32] F July 19, 1905 110 years, 187 days United States, (Texas) United States, (Texas)
Molly Schmidt[33] F July 22, 1905 110 years, 184 days Canada, (Alberta) United States, (Washington)
Ruby Clodfelter[34] F July 26, 1905 110 years, 180 days United States, (North Carolina) United States, (North Carolina)
Marguerite Nerny[35] F July 28, 1905 110 years, 178 days Switzerland Canada, (Quebec)
Agnes Fenton[36] F August 1, 1905 110 years, 174 days United States, (Mississippi) United States, (New Jersey)
Hester Ford[37] F August 15, 1905 110 years, 160 days United States, (North Carolina) United States, (North Carolina)

North American emigrant supercentenarians

  • Marie-Josephine Gaudette (born 25 March 1902 in New Hampshire, United States), Age 113 years, 303 days, living in Italy.[1]

National and territorial supercentenarian record holders

Country Name Sex Birth date Death date Age
Barbados James Sisnett M 22 February 1900 23 May 2013 113 years, 90 days
Canada Marie-Louise Meilleur F 29 August 1880 16 April 1998 117 years, 230 days
James McCoubrey (died in the USA) M 13 September 1901 5 July 2013 111 years, 295 days
Chester Pushie M 24 June 1884 22 July 1994 110 years, 28 days
Guadeloupe[3] Mathilde Octavie Tafna F 16 March 1895 1 May 2007 112 years, 46 days
Jamaica Violet Brown F 10 March 1900 Living 115 years, 318 days
Martinique[4] Luce Maced F 2 May 1886 25 February 2000 113 years, 299 days
Mexico Dominga Velasco F 12 May 1901 Living in the USA 114 years, 255 days
Puerto Rico[5] Emiliano Mercado del Toro M 21 August 1891 24 January 2007 115 years, 156 days
Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan F 31 August 1889 29 May 2004 114 years, 272 days
Saint Barthélemy[6] Eugénie Blanchard F 16 February 1896 4 November 2010 114 years, 261 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis Rosalind Hill (died in the USA) F 30 March 1899 18 January 2010 110 years, 294 days
United States Sarah Knauss F 24 September 1880 30 December 1999 119 years, 97 days
Christian Mortensen (born in Denmark) M 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days
Mathew Beard M 9 July 1870 16 February 1985 114 years, 222 days

Notes

  1. ^ Michelson was born in the then Russian Empire, today Russia
  2. ^ Cetoute was born in St. Lucia, then a part of the British Windward Islands colony
  3. ^ Guadeloupe is a group of islands in the Caribbean which are considered an overseas region of France
  4. ^ Martinique is an island in the Caribbean which is considered an overseas region of France.
  5. ^ Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean which is considered an unincorporated territory of the United States.
  6. ^ Saint Barthélemy is an island in the Caribbean which is considered an overseas region of France.

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