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.

On his 100th birthday in 1963. (Source: Seminole Producer)
On his 100th birthday in 1963.
(Source: Seminole Producer)

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 Mary Chesney at 110 years old. She is an American supercentenarian who is currently the oldest living person in Missouri, USA.

She was born in Randolph County, Missouri, USA, on 3 August 1912. Before marriage, she was born as Mary Clark Manion to parents James William Manion and Gertrude Finnell. Chesney had two older siblings whom she grew up with on a family farm in Clifton Hill.

As a child (seated) with her older siblings. (Source: KOMU 8 News)
As a child (seated) with her older siblings.
(Source: KOMU 8 News)

On 15 March 1933, she married Wallace Chesney, but the couple had no children. They stayed married for 63 years until Mr. Chesney passed away in April 1996.

Mrs. Chesney drove until she was 102 years old. She also lived on her own until she was 104 years old.

Mary Chesney’s current place of residence is in Moberly, Missouri, United States.

For more information, please view Mary Chesney’s Directory Profile here.