LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Jemima Boggs at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Ohio, USA, at the time of her death.
Jemima Boggs was born on 6 July 1866 in Harrisville, Harrison County, Ohio, USA.
At 17 years old, she studied painting for two years at Oberlin College in Ohio.
On 15 September 1892, when she was 26 years old, she was married to Edwin Nelson Boggs. The couple had five children and together they lived in St. Clairsville where her husband operated a coal mine and a grocery store.
Jemima Boggs passed away on 27 March 1977 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, at 110 years and 264 days old. Upon the validation of Jemima Boggs, she was the oldest living person in Ohio at the time of her death.
For more information, please visit Jemima Boggs’ Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Louise Begley of the United States at age 111. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on 8 April 1866. She was born to an Irish-born father and a Scottish-born mother.
Begley worked as a cook and housekeeper for the S.E. Nettleton family in Syracuse for around 45 years, before retiring in 1947 at the age of 81. At the time of her 105th birthday, she mainly attributed her longevity to having worked hard for her entire life. She never married or had children, but nonetheless had a large extended family in her later years. At her nursing home, she was known by other residents as “Grandma Begley”, due to her age.
Louise Begley died in Syracuse, New York, USA on 16 April 1977, just 8 days after celebrating her 111th birthday.
LongeviQuest congratulates Louise Begley’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Begley’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of James Holt at 111 years old. He was an American supercentenarian born on 25 December 1865.
He was born in Edwards, Illinois, USA, to parents Joseph and Martha Pelham Holt. James and his three brothers were sent to Cannon, Tennessee after their parents passed away in 1868 which made them young orphans.
He was already living independently at the age of 13 years old where he would work and travel throughout multiple states in the 1870s. According to him, he lived with the chief of a Native American tribe in Missouri for several years before he went to work as a cowboy in Oklahoma 1889 Land Rush.
James married Clara Hyder on 1 November 1899 in Lamar, Missouri. The couple had five children together. Their marriage went on for 38 years just before Clara died in 1937. He was remarried to another woman who also died 18 years later after the wedding.
In his later years, James began living with one of his daughters in Oklahoma City.
James Holt passed away on 7 January 1977 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was 111 years and 13 days old at the time of his death.
For more information, please visit James Holt’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Clara Jacobs at 111 years old. She was an American supercentenarian known as the first person from Ohio to reach the age of 111.
Clara Belle Harrod was born on 9 September 1866 in Union, Ohio, USA.
Clara married a barber named Alva Warren Jacobs on 8 February 1887. The couple had no biological children, but they had an adopted daughter, Beatrice, who was born sometime between 1902 and 1903. Her husband passed away in 1938.
Jacobs died on 18 October 1977 in Spencerville, Ohio, USA. At the time of her death, she was 111 years old and broke the Ohio state longevity record after surpassing the record age of 110 years old.
For more information, please visit Clara Jacobs’ Directory Profile here.