LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Evelyn Vigor at 110 years old. She was an Australian supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in the state of Queensland at the time of her death.

Evelyn Vigor was born on 9 January 1906 in Laidley, Queensland, Australia. She was born prematurely that her doctor wrapped her in cotton wool and placed her in a box before telling her parents to “hope for the best.”

On her wedding day in 1931. (Source: ABC News)

On her wedding day in 1931.
(Source: ABC News)

She was 23 years old when she met her future husband James Edward Vigor whom she married two years later exactly on 28 November 1931. The couple had three children together and the family engaged in farming in Memerambi.

In her 90s, she was able to recover from two separate fractured hips and overcame breast cancer at 102 years old.

Evelyn Vigor passed away on 26 April 2016 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She was 110 years old at the time of her death, making her the fourth-oldest living person in the country.

For more information, please view Evelyn Vigor’s Directory Profile here.