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Lizzie Beevers

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Validated By: Test Validator On Date: Jun. 06th 2020

Lizzie Beevers (née Johnson) was a British supercentenarian who was the second-oldest living person in the United Kingdom in 1996. Her age has been validated by the European Supercentenarian Organisation (ESO) and recognised by LongeviQuest (LQ).

Biography

Beevers was born as Lizzie Johnson on 7 November 1884 in Skipton, England to cabinetmaker Spencer Johnson. Her mother died at a young age, and her father remarried in 1893.

Beevers married her husband, Harold William Beevers, in 1914. The couple had one son, Charles Spencer, that same year. She was widowed in 1943.

Beevers died in Ilkley, England on 7 August 1996 at the age of 111 years, 271 days. At the time of her death, only Lucy Askew was older than her in the United Kingdom. She was one of the top 20 oldest people to die in the country, and was survived by her son Charles, who died in 2004 aged 89.

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Recognition

Beevers’ age was verified by Andrew Holmes and validated by the ESO on 6 June 2020.

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Attribution

https://europeansupercentenarians.org/updates.php?page=7

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