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. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Horace Baumer at 110 years old. He is an American supercentenarian known as the current oldest living man in Pennsylvania.  

Horace was born on 17 December 1913 in Minersville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. He was orphaned at a young age after his father died in 1918 due to Spanish Flu and her mother succumbed to tuberculosis five years later.  

He attended Girard College which was an orphanage home for boys where he learned machinist’s trade. This is how he got to work as a machinist at Bethlehem Steel’s Grace Mine near Morgantown. He worked there for about 25 years.

In 2013, aged 99.
(Source: Republican Herald)

On 23 June 1940, Horace married Genevieve Petchkofski and the two of them had four children together. Unfortunately, their children died just a few days later due to a blood deficiency.  

The couple remained married for nearly 62 years just before Genevieve died in 2002. Horace lived independently on his own ever since that day until he was hospitalized in July 2022. After he was discharged, he moved to into a nursing home in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.  

For more information, please visit Horace Baumer’s Directory Profile here. 

It is with a heavy heart for LongeviQuest to report that Ruth Brown of New Hampshire, USA, passed away at 110 years old. 

Brown was born on 14 June 1913 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She finished her eighth grade as the top student but needed to drop out of school so she could assist her parents in raising her younger siblings. 

On 28 May 1938, she was married to Robert Homer “Bob” Brown from Swissvale who was a federal air traffic controller at that time. The couple then had two daughters and they lived in the Pittsburgh suburbs for many years. 

Ruth Brown at 106

In 1962, the Pittsburgh Air Traffic Control Center was relocated to Oberlin, Ohio, and so the family had to move there a year later. 

Ruth Brown passed away on 5 December 2023 at Langdon Place of Nashua senior living community in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA. 

LongeviQuest sends our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and friends of Mrs. Ruth Brown. 

For more information, please visit Ruth Brown’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Angelica Wilhelm at 110. She was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Alabama, USA, at the time of her death. 

Angelica Wilhelm was born on 14 May 1906 in Haworth, New Jersey, USA. 

In 1914, her family moved to San Angelo, Texas, so that they can be near their father’s optometry shop. Unfortunately, her optometrist father and her younger sister passed away around the same time in 1922. After this, they moved again to Bronx, New York, this time.

On her 110th birthday in 2016. (Source: St. Thomas Episcopal Church)
On her 110th birthday in 2016.
(Source: St. Thomas Episcopal Church)

Angelica was married to Francis A. Wilhelm in August 1933, whom she met through her sister’s boyfriend. The two of them had no children together as they wandered married life by residing in various cities and naval bases across the country. In 1963, they finally settled in Huntsville, Alabama. 

Mrs. Wilhelm passed away on 31 July 2016 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, at the age of 110 years old. 

For more information, please visit Angelica Wilhelm’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is delighted to share the 112th birthday celebration of Helene Sandvig. She is an American supercentenarian currently known as the second-oldest living person in North Dakota.  

The party was held inside Bethany Retirement Living’s Chapel, and it was packed with friends who were reminiscing about Helene’s life and how she used to be the biggest chatterbox.  

Helene was born on 25 November 1911 on a farm near Chaffee, Cass County, North Dakota, USA.

Helene Sandvig at Valley News Live at 10:00PM KVLY - VOD
Helene Sandvig at Valley News Live at 10:00PM KVLY – VOD

After graduating from high school, she got her teaching certificate from Valley City State Teachers College. She was already teaching at the age of 19 while also picking up her students in a horse and buggy.  

In 1938, she married Edwin Sandvig and had no children with him. However, the couple fostered several children. After the marriage, she gave up her teaching career, and the couple focused on farming.  

In 2013, she moved into a nursing home at the age of 101. Helene currently lives in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.  

For more information, please visit Helene Sandvig’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Lottie Sullivan at 110 years old.  

She was an American supercentenarian born on 8 March 1909 in Denson Springs, Anderson County, Texas, USA. 

She was raised in Denson Springs, but later moved to Beulah, Texas, when she was in the second grade. 

As a child. (Source: Hawthorn Funeral Home)
As a child.
(Source: Hawthorn Funeral Home)

In 1928, Lottie was married to Adam Sullivan with whom she had four children with. Adam was a teacher who later joined the ranks of uniformed personnels before she became a colonel after his retirement. 

Mrs. Sullivan passed away on 28 October 2019 in Carthage, Texas, USA. 

For more information, please visit Lottie Sullivan’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Pauline Ivey at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian born on 2 February 1908 in Johnston County, North Carolina, USA. 

At some point in her life, she was married to Charles Ivey with whom she had two children with. 

Undated. (Source: Carter Funeral Home)
Undated.
(Source: Carter Funeral Home)

Mrs. Ivey passed away on 13 April 2018 at Richmond Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center located in Hamlet, North Carolina, USA. 

For more information, please visit Pauline Ivey’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Lucy Reynolds at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in West Virginia.

Lucy was born on 18 October 1872 in Craig County, Virginia, USA. After her father passed away when she was 12 years old, her family moved to Roane County where she lived most of her life.

At the age of 100. (Source: The 110 Club)
At the age of 100.
(Source: The 110 Club)

When Lucy was around 102 years old, she broke her hip. Moreover, upon her 110th birthday celebration, she was made known as one of the earliest supercentenarians in West Virginia.

Lucy Reynolds passed away on 14 July 1983 in Spencer, West Virginia, USA.

For more information, please visit Lucy Reynolds’ Directory Profile here.

It is with a heavy heart for LongeviQuest to share that Herbert Wolding passed away at 111 years old. He was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living man in Wisconsin at the time of his death.

Mr. Wolding founded H.O. Wolding Inc. in 1935 where he started a single-man milk route and made it grow into a large dry van truckload company with more than 320 trucks today. Trucking news platform, CDLLife, reported Herbert’s passing last week.

LongeviQuest also confirmed that Herbert Wolding passed away on 17 November 2023 at the age of 111 years old. At the time of his death, he was oldest-validated living man in Wisconsin and in the whole United States.

Born on 15 October 1912, Herbert was born to Norwegian parents and had at least one brother. He attended Amherst High School until eighth grade but never graduated. He left school to assist his family with their business.

Aged 109. (Source: Facebook)
Aged 109.
(Source: Facebook)

He recently celebrated his 111th birthday in Portgage, Wisconsin, USA, on 15 October 2023. Unfortunately, Mr. Wolding passed away last week, 17 November 2023 in Nelsonville, Wisconsin, USA.

LongeviQuest sends our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Mr. Herbert.

For more information, please visit Herbert Wolding’s Directory Profile here.