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New Validation: Narcissus Rickman (1855-1968) of the United States

Narcissa-Rickman Narcissa Rickman at 113

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Narcissus Rickman at 113 years old. She was born as Narcissus Elizabeth Jane Nicholson on 13 September 1855 in Transylvania County, North Carolina, USA.

It is believed that she was the oldest living person in the world before she passed away on 21 October 1968 in Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA. It is also stated that she is the fourth recorded person to reach the age of 113.

Narcissus is one of the 11 children of Rebecca Glazener and Evin Pearson Nicholson, who is a participant in the American Civil War (1861-1865).

On her 108th birthday in 1963. (Source: The Asheville Times)
On her 108th birthday in 1963.
(Source: The Asheville Times)

She married Nicholas Osborne Rickman in 1882 with whom she shared parenting their four children while she was teaching at Sunday School.

She was survived by her three daughters, 20 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, and an unknown number of great-great grandchildren upon her passing. LongeviQuest extends their congratulations to the family of Mrs. Rickman on this posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Narcissus Rickman’s Directory Profile here.

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