LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Isaac Nathan Edwards at age 110. He was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living man at the time of his death.
Isaac Nathan Edwards was born on 6 December 1863 in Randolph County, Alabama, USA. While his mother was pregnant with him, his father was a part of the 31st Alabama Infantry Regiment that went into the Civil War but never returned.
At some point in the early 1880s, he married Sally Hurley and the two of them had seven children. Unfortunately, his wife died in 1898 at the age of 36 years old. Later on, he married once again, this time to Claudia Vesta Birdashaw with whom he had six more children. The family relocated to Oklahoma in 1907.
He was active in the Missionary Baptist Church until he cannot attend anymore due to old age. When he was 100 years old, he had eight living children wherein he lived with a son and two daughters on a 90-acre farm near Maud. Since then, his health was in good condition although having poor eyesight, he had his hearing remained acute.
Upon his age validation, it was known that he became the world’s oldest living man on 5 May 1973 after 110-year-old Friedrich Wedeking passed away.
Isaac Nathan Edwards passed away on 18 October 1974 in Maud, Oklahoma, USA. At the time of death, he had approximately 216 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
For more information, please view Isaac Nathan Edwards’ Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Eva Marguerite Cooper at 111 years old. She was an American supercentenarian born on 29 January 1910 in Aliceville, Alabama, USA.
Eva was born as one of eight children to parents George Bryant White and Eunice White.
Cooper worked with the Mississippi State Department of Education for seven years after moving to Jackson in 1929. She then spent over thirty years as the secretary of Superintendent of Schools and Board of Education of Jackson Public Schools.
At some point in her life, she married Shelby Cooper and had a son who later grew up to be a doctor.
Eva Marguerite Cooper passed away on 5 February 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. She was 111 years old at the time of her death and was survived by her son, three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
For more information, please view Eva Marguerite Cooper’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Mamie Tarver at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LQ.
Tarver was born as Mamie Mae Murphy on 18 April 1907, in Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Franklin Murphy, her father, was of African American descent, and her mother, Nancy Murphy, was white. She had four siblings when her family moved to Newark, New Jersey when she was just eight years old.
When she was 15 years old, she married Peter Tarver on 30 May 1922. The couple had a total of nine children comprised of six sons and three daughters.
Mrs. Tarver worked as a domestic worker and a caterer. In 1955, the Ladies’ Home Companion magazine featured Mrs. Tarver for her hors d’oeuvres.
At the age of 110 years old, Mamie Tarver passed away on 19 December 2017, in Cranford, New Jersey, USA.
For more information, please view Mamie Tarver’s Directory Profile here.