LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Agnes Fair at 110 years old. She was an American longevity holder believed to be the first supercentenarian from Tennessee, USA.

Agnes Fair was born on 10 February 1858 in Dewitt, Michigan, USA, to parents James Green Pike and Ann Matilda Simmons. Unfortunately, both of her parents passed away when she was about to turn six years old. She became an orphan and was placed under the care of her aunt.

In 1876, Agnes married James Eugene Fair (1847-1927) and the couple had two daughters and a son. In the same year, they relocated to Knoxville and established a foundry in the city.

At the age of 96. (Source: The Knoxville News-Sentinel)

At the age of 96.
(Source: The Knoxville News-Sentinel)

When she was in her 80s, she was diagnosed with a heart condition that made her bedridden. With her limited mobility, Agnes could only sit up with the aid of a wheelchair. She was living with her daughter until her daughter passed away in March 1963. After that, she moved into the Kingston Pike Nursing Home in Knoxville.

Upon her validation, it was revealed that in February 1968, Agnes became the first supercentenarian in Tennessee, USA.

Agnes Fair passed away in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 14 March 1968, at the age of 110.

For more information, please view Agnes Fair’s Directory Profile here.