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New Validation: Merle O’Hara (Jamaica/Canada, 1912-present)

(source: CTV News Vancouver /

LongeviQuest has validated the age claim for Merle O’Hara (born 1912), a Jamaican-born Canadian supercentenarian.  Mrs. O’Hara is one of the oldest living Jamaican-born people in the world.

(source: CTV News Vancouver /

Born Merle Romney in Kingston, Jamaica in 1912, Mrs. O’Hara lived most of her life on the island nation.  She was married and had one daughter, with whom she currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Mrs. O’Hara’s age claim was validated by LongeviQuest on 16 January 2023 based on the research of Stefan Maglov.

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