LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Mamie Tarver at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LQ.

Tarver was born as Mamie Mae Murphy on 18 April 1907, in Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Franklin Murphy, her father, was of African American descent, and her mother, Nancy Murphy, was white. She had four siblings when her family moved to Newark, New Jersey when she was just eight years old.

When she was 15 years old, she married Peter Tarver on 30 May 1922. The couple had a total of nine children comprised of six sons and three daughters.

In July 2017, aged 110. (Source: NJ.com)

In July 2017, aged 110.
(Source: NJ.com)

Mrs. Tarver worked as a domestic worker and a caterer. In 1955, the Ladies’ Home Companion magazine featured Mrs. Tarver for her hors d’oeuvres.

At the age of 110 years old, Mamie Tarver passed away on 19 December 2017, in Cranford, New Jersey, USA.

For more information, please view Mamie Tarver’s Directory Profile here.