LongeviQuest is glad to announce the age validation of Launa Mitchell at 110 years old. She is the second-oldest living supercentenarian in New Jersey after Susan Keane.
Mrs. Mitchell was born on 23 May 1913 in New Jersey. She was among the 8.8% of students who would finish 12th grade in 1932. Five years later, she married John Douglas Mitchell in 1937. Her husband left to serve in World War II, and she entered the workforce and kept working even after Mr. Mitchell’s return from the war.
Starting from 1940, Mrs. Mitchell was employed as a saleswoman at Silver’s 5¢ to 1$ store. Consecutively, she was also an office clerk at Tepper’s Department Store in South Plainfield. She also became a bank teller and later an assistant treasurer at the Plainfield Saving and Loan Association. The couple moved to Venture, California but decided to return and settle in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Mrs. Mitchell is currently active while staying in a nursing home at the age of 110 years old.
For more information, please view Launa Mitchell’s Directory Profile here.
Longeviquest is glad to announce the validation of Berta Gutierrez’s age claim of 110 years old. She is an American supercentenarian who is among the top 10 oldest residents of the state of California.
Gutierrez was born in El Paso, Texas, on 22 February 1913 while her parents are originally from Mexico. At some point in her life, she decided to move and be a resident of Hayward, California where she is still currently staying at.
Researchers knew about her when she was reported by a major news outlet after celebrating becoming a supercentenarian this year.
For more information, please view Berta Gutierrez’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Lois Boston at 110 years old, after recently celebrating her 110th birthday. This makes her the oldest living person in Oklahoma, United States.
She was born as Lois Inez Wallin in Oklahoma on 10 May 1913 where she is the ninth of 11 children of her parents, Benjamin and Mary Lou Wallin.
Lois married Charlie Boston on Christmas Eve 1936 and the couple shared almost 70 years of marriage. Together, they had three daughters, and their family grew over time to include five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Boston presently lives in Guymon, Oklahoma. Her 110th birthday was commemorated by Guymon Mayor Kim Peterson, who proclaimed the week of 7-13 May 2023 as “Lois Boston Week.”
For more information, please view Mrs. Boston’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest has validated the reported age of Laurina “Lina” Farnetani Galvani at 110 years old. Now a validated Brazilian supercentenarian, she was born on 7 January 1913 in São João da Boa Vista, São Paulo, Brazil.
At a certain stage in her life, she married Rodolpho Galvani, and together they had four children. In 2003, her children and founding partners established the Lina Galvani Institute, a non-profit organization committed to promoting projects that benefit community development. At the age of 100, she had 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. During those times, she still managed to carry out household duties and participate in charitable activities in São Paulo.
She is currently the 5th oldest known living person in Brazil and 2nd oldest known living person in the state of Sao Paulo behind Henriqueta Soares Marques.
For more information, please view Laurina Farnetani Galvani’s Directory Profile here.
She had a son and a daughter with her late milliner husband, Manuel Morais. She casually taught sewing classes while being a seamstress until the 1970s. Shortly after, her husband passed away in 1973. She is currently residing at Espinho, Aveiro District, Portugal where is the oldest resident and third oldest in the whole country.
For more information, please view Mrs. D’Almeida Directory Profile here.