LongeviQuest is delighted to share that the age claim of Louise Godejohann at 110 years old is valid. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on 31 December 1849. At the time of her death, she was considered the world’s oldest living woman.

She married William Godejohann in 1871 and they had four children which they took care of together. Two years later, they moved to Olney, Illinois where her husband became a successful manufacturer of cigars.

On her 108th birthday. (Source: Gerontology Wiki)
On her 108th birthday.
(Source: Gerontology Wiki)

She received a congratulatory letter for her 100th birthday from President Harry S. Truman in 1950.

Godejohann passed away in the Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois, USA, on 30 June 1960.

For more information, please view Louise Godejohann’s Directory Profile here.

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Mildred Lewis of Missouri, United States. She was born in Zebra, Missouri, United States on 25 December 1907 and passed away in Estero, Florida, United States on 9 December 2019 at the age of 110 years old.

Aged 109. (Source: Naples Daily News)
Aged 109.
(Source: Naples Daily News)

She married her husband, Earl Lewis on 23 August 1930. They had two children. Her husband passed away in 1993. After turning 100 years old, she moved to Estero to live with her daughter. On her passing, she was survived by her son, two grandsons, and one great-grandson.

Mrs. Lewis attended William Woods College, where she was a member of the student council, and then graduated from Lincoln University in Jefferson City. She worked as an elementary school teacher for 25 years in Jefferson City. She was also the President of the Capital City Women’s Club and the Jefferson City Women’s Club.

LongeviQuest congratulates Mrs. Lewis’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Mrs. Lewis’s Directory Profile here.