21 November 1913Thomas County, Georgia, United States



Current Residence

Easton, Pennsylvania, United States

Ollie Lawson

Ollie Lawson is an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.

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Ollie Lawson was born in Thomas County, Georgia, USA, on 21 November 1913. She was one of seven siblings, with two sisters and four brothers. Growing up on a farm, she attended a segregated school. However, she left school after completing the sixth grade to help her family by working on the farm and taking on house cleaning responsibilities.

Upon turning 18, seeking greater opportunities, she to Miami, Florida. It was there that she met her future husband, Birden Lawson. They later married and had a daughter, Mildred. The Lawson family eventually moved to Bridgeport and later settled in Stratford, Connecticut. During her time in Connecticut, she served as a deaconess at the First Baptist Church for 24 years.

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Her age was verified by Stefan Maglov and an anonymous researcher, and validated by LongeviQuest on 18 January 2024.

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* “Northampton County Centenarians honored” – LVP News, 16 October 2018

* “Easton woman celebrates 110th birthday” – WFMZ, 21 November 2023