LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Bernard Nenner at 110 years old. He was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living man in Florida at the time of his death. 

Bernard was born on 4 May 1907 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. 

At the age of 15, Bernard started working as a delivery boy for A&P in New York. Five years later, he quickly climbed the ranks and became a manager at age 20. 

On 4 March 1928, Bernard married the 18-year-old Sophie and the two of them had a daughter and a son.

In February 1965, aged 57, surveying trailer damage after a tornado. (Source: Fort Lauderdale News)
In February 1965, aged 57, surveying trailer damage after a tornado.
(Source: Fort Lauderdale News)

He had a dry-cleaning business with 15 stores on the South Shore of Long Island but eventually sold it. Next, Bernard ventured into mobile home parks in Florida. He even experienced being trapped mid-air in one of the trailer offices with two other people inside due to a tornado in 1965. He also sold his mobile home park business in 1974 and then retired at the age of 67.

 At the age of 110, he managed a library at the Aston Gardens at Parkland Commons Senior Community where he currently lived at that time. 

Bernard passed away on 13 November 2017 in Parkland, Florida, USA. 

For more information, please visit Bernard Nenner’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Emma Radford at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in West Virginia at the time of her death. 

Emma was born on 14 May 1907 in Backus, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA. 

Emma married Jesse McClennan Radford in 1938 and the couple had no children together.

On her 110th birthday. (Source: Gerontology Wiki)
On her 110th birthday.
(Source: Gerontology Wiki)

She dedicated her time being a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church at Backus Mountain as an organist. 

She spent her last years at Fayette Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fayetteville where she passed away on 23 July 2017. 

For more information, please visit Emma Radford’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Elsie Davis at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Connecticut at the time of her death. 

Elsie was born on 23 May 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. After her mother passed away, she went and stayed with her aunt in Philadelphia. Elsie travelled back and forth between Philadelphia and Virginia until her younger brother sent for her at age 17. She then relocated to Middletown, Connecticut, with her brother. 

Upon her relocation, she worked as a babysitter for the Byerly family, attendant at Snow White Laundry, and nurse aide at Middlesex Hospital. While working as a nurse’s aide, Elsie was known for designing the hospital’s first nurse’s cap.

On her 110th birthday in 2017. (Source: The Middletown Press)
On her 110th birthday in 2017.
(Source: The Middletown Press)

In 1934, she married John “Buck” Davis and the couple had five children together. The two of them also served as foster parents to 25 foster children for more than 20 years. 

At the age of 110, Elsie was still a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Middletown, Connecticut. 

Elsie Davis passed away on 18 November 2017 at the Apple Rehab Middletown Nursing Home in Middletown, Connecticut. 

At the time of her death, she was considered as the oldest known living person in Connecticut, USA, before Florence Carroll succeeded this feat. 

For more information, please visit Elsie Davis’ Directory Profile here.