LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Vicie George at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian born on 24 November 1909 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA.
While growing up, George was passionate about learning to the point that she excelled in geography and history classes while attending school. However, aside from her passion for academics, she also enjoyed playing baseball.
Vicie married Grover George in February 1925, with whom she had seven children with. They kept their marriage strong for 64 years until Grover passed away in 1989.
Vicie joined the Beech Grove Baptist Church in 1936 and remained a devoted member until her death.
Vicie George passed away on 12 January 2020 in Decatur, Georgia, USA. She was 110 years and 49 days old at the time of her death.
For more information, please visit Vicie George’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Ei Nakano at 110 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian recognized as the oldest living person in Wakayama Prefecture at the time of her death.
Ei Nakano was born on 25 March 1912 in Kishigawa (now part of Kinokawa), Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
She never got married nor had any children. In light of this, she ran a tobacco and general retail store until she was 80 years old.
Nakano also pursued her passion of composing songs that show the emotions of joy, gratitude, and the everyday moments of her life. She started this lifelong hobby when she was in her youth. In July 2021, Nakano published a 48-paged songbook she titled “Nameless Flowers” through the publishing company of her nephew.
Ei Nakano passed away on 9 June 2022 in Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. She was 110 years and 76 days old at the time of her death.
For more information, please visit Ei Nakano’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Emi Miura of Japan at age 112. She was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan on 24 April 1911. Miura is currently the oldest living person in Miyagi Prefecture. She is a wife and a mother to three children.
Emi Miura graduated from the music department of Miyagi Girls’ School (now Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University Musicians) in 1932. Before and after World War II, she taught music at Hirosaki Girls’ School (now Hirosaki Gakuin University) and various high schools in Hirosaki City. Miura’s love of choral music began when she was a student, and she continued to pursue it even after she retired from teaching. Her dedication to music and education continued well into her 90s, as she also attended English conversation classes.
By the time she was 110 years old, she was living in a nursing home in Sendai City and was able to eat without assistance. On September 17, 2021, Sendai City commemorated her longevity by presenting her with a memento. Her response was, “Am I really 110 years old already?” As of September 2023, she had three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In September 2022, she was reported as the second-oldest living person in Miyagi Prefecture, behind Matsuyo Eda. Following Eda’s passing on 28 October, Miura became the oldest living resident in the Prefecture.
For more information, please view Mrs. Miura’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Shinako Hayashi of Japan at age 110. She was born in Japan on 1 October 1912.
In September 2023, Shinako Hayashi was reported as the oldest living person in Yamaguchi Prefecture.
For more information, please view Hayashi’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Fujiko Mihara at 112 years old. She is a Japanese supercentenarian recognized as the current oldest living person in Ehime Prefecture.
Fujiko Mihara was born in Japan on 13 December 1910.
In September 2022, it was reported that she was the oldest living person in the prefecture.
Fujiko is currently residing in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.
For more information, please visit Fujiko Mihara’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of an anonymous man in Brazil at age 111. He was born in Brazil on 11 March 1913. He is also currently the oldest validated living man in Brazil and currently resides in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.
For more information, please view his Directory Profile here.
In September 2022, she was reported as the oldest living person in Kyoto Prefecture, although her name was not released publicly.
For more information, please view her Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Hisako Shiroishi of Japan at age 113. She was born in the village of Takezawa (now part of Ogawa Town), Saitama Prefecture, Japan on 119 May 1910. She currently holds the title of the oldest living person in Saitama Prefecture and is the all-time longevity record holder for the prefecture.
Hisako Shiroishi lived through the Great Kantō Earthquake on September 1, 1923, when she was 13 years old. Her firsthand account of this event was highlighted in an article published in the Mainichi Shimbun on August 26, 2023.
A celebration of her 100th birthday was held at her residence in Higashichichibu Village on September 15, 2010. She also received a longevity gift from the village office and the Social Welfare Council. At the age of 111, Shiroishi independently selected her attire each day and enjoyed flower arranging at the nursing home once a month. When asked about the secret to her longevity, she said, “Eat everything without being picky.”
Shiroishi became the oldest living person in Saitama Prefecture on 18 September 2020 following the death of 110-year-old Chiyo Kato of Chichibu, Likewise, on 10 June 2023, she surpassed the final age of Tane Shimada (1903–2016) becoming the oldest person to ever live in Saitama Prefecture.
For more information, please view Hisako Shiroishi’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Yūko Satō of Japan at age 112. She was born in Omonogawa, Akita Prefecture, Japan on 29 September 1910. She is currently the oldest living person in Akita Prefecture. Satō was the second daughter among eight siblings.
Satō attended Akita Seirei Girls’ School and married a veterinarian, with whom she had two children. After her husband died in 1945, she raised her children alone while working as a Japanese tailor and helping local farmers. When her daughter-in-law passed away at a young age, Satō also raised her grandchildren.
Satō was dependable and determined, often taking on leadership roles, such as the local women’s director and director of the widow’s association. She enjoyed playing gateball until she was about 85 years old and even won a city tournament. She also occasionally embarked on hot spring trips with her family until she was in her 90s. However, as her legs gradually weakened, she decided to move into a nursing home at the age of 100.
On 6 October 2022, following the death of 113-year-old Mitsuno Sato, she became the oldest living person in Akita Prefecture.
For more information, please view Yūko Satō’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Toku Isaka at 111 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Mie Prefecture at the time of her death.
Toku Isaka was born on 26 September 1911 in the village of Nishikurobe (now part of Matsusaka City), Mie Prefecture, Japan. She was the youngest of four children in a family of fishmongers.
She had a passion for learning that started in her childhood. This made her consistently earn the title of honor student all throughout elementary school years. In relation to this, she aspired to be a teacher and so she graduated from the old prefectural women’s normal school in Kameyama City. Toku Isaka began her teaching career when she was only 19 years old.
She got married at the age of 24 but unfortunately, her husband passed away when he went off to war. After this, she dedicated herself to educating first-grade students for 35 years. Right after this, she also served as the kindergarten director for a decade and a college instructor for a year. After retirement, Toku continued serving her community by volunteering as a “grandma teacher” in a childcare facility.
When she was 89 years old, Toku Isaka organized a “Children’s Art Exhibition” to showcase more than 6,000 children’s paintings in her home.
Toku Isaka passed away on 2 November 2022 in Yamazoe-cho, Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. She died of natural causes at her home when she was 111 years and 37 days old.
For more information, please view Toku Isaka’s Directory Profile here.