LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Louisa Froehlich of the United States at age 110. She was born in Washington, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States on 18 September 1864. She was the daughter of Prussian immigrants. Froehlich was also a wife and a mother to 2 children.
Froehlich started receiving Social Security payments in 1943 and donated the money to various charities. In September 1974, she became the second documented supercentenarian in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, only after the very first known supercentenarian in the United States, Louisa Thiers (1814–1926), and the first known supercentenarian to have been born in Wisconsin.
Froehlich died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s capital city, on 16 April 1975 at the age of 110 years, 210 days. Froehlich was the oldest living person in Wisconsin for an unknown amount of time.
LongeviQuest congratulates Louisa Froehlich’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Froehlich’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Mabel Hyde of the United States at age 111. She was born in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, United States on 23 April 1864. In her youth, she lived in Illinois and Kansas. Hyde was a wife and a mother to 3 sons. Their family was among the first non-Native American settlers of the Oklahoma Territory upon its opening in 1889.
When Hyde was older, she moved to Fresno, California. She still enjoyed salmon fishing in the Sacramento River at the age of 99. And as a centenarian, she was a big fan of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. Hyde may have become California’s oldest resident following the death of 111-year-old Ettie Crist on 10 January 1974.
Hyde died in Fresno, Fresno County, California, United States on 13 August 1975 at the age of 111 years, 112 days. At the time of death, Hyde was the second-oldest known person in the United States and the third-oldest known in the world, after Mary Bittlebrun and Niwa Kawamoto of Japan.
LongeviQuest congratulates Mabel Hyde’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Hyde’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Nellie Scace of the United States at age 110. She was born in Valatie, New York, United States on 22 August 1864, but moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts as a child. Scace was a wife and a stepmother to 3 children.
When Scace turned 100, she was living with her stepdaughter. She enjoyed meeting up with friends and getting her hair done, even though her vision reportedly worsened due to old age. Despite her age, Scace still took pride in her appearance and made an effort to dress stylishly. Her family knew her to be a friendly and outgoing person.
In 1964, Scace moved into a nursing home in Pittsfield. When she turned 104, she enjoyed watching TV and birdwatching. On her 110th birthday, she was mostly bedridden but would get up with help every few days. She could still recite poetry she had learned as a child. Despite her age, she was healthy, took no medication, and had a good appetite. In August 1974, she celebrated her 110th birthday, becoming the first supercentenarian to reside in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Nellie Scace died in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA, on 5 December 1974, at the age of 110 years, 105 days. She is believed to be the first supercentenarian to have passed away in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
LongeviQuest congratulates Nellie Scace’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Scace’s Directory Profile here.