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.
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 Sabina Zieg of the United States at age 112. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States on 12 November 1872 to German immigrants. She was reported to be less than 5 feet tall. She was a member of Glenshaw Presbyterian Church since 1930 and a member of the ladies auxiliary of Undercliff Volunteer Fire Co.
Zieg worked part-time in the housekeeping department of Glenshaw Presbyterian Church before moving into a nursing home. At the age of 102, when asked about her ambition, she said she wanted to live to be 103. On her 108th birthday, she was interviewed on the television show “Good Morning, America.” When asked about the secret to her longevity, she said, “Well, I eat jelly-bread sandwiches. Smucker’s makes the best.”
On 30 April 1984, at the age of 111 years, 170 days, she surpassed the final age of Martha Brown (1858–1969), becoming the oldest person to ever live in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. She subsequently became the first person in the state to reach the age of 112. She held the title until her own final age was surpassed by Florence Knapp on 30 October 1985.
Zieg passed away of natural causes in the Presbyterian Home in Oakmont, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, on 1 December 1984. She was survived by two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Following her death, she was succeeded as Pennsylvania’s oldest living person by Ida Turner.
LongeviQuest congratulates Sabina Zieg’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Zieg’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Fannie Barney of the United States at age 110. She was born in South Pass, Wyoming, United States on 29 July 1873. Barney’s parents were born in South Holland, Netherlands, and immigrated to the United States in 1868, bringing along their five children. The family’s original surname was Duijndam, but it was later changed to Dundom upon settling in the USA. Barney attended schools in Washington and Montana.
On 25 December 1890, Barney got married in Fergus County, Montana. She was a homemaker, and the family moved around frequently, eventually settling in California for 50 years. At 103, she moved to Grand Junction, Colorado, to be with her daughter. Barney was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Barney passed away at Beverly Manor Nursing Home in Grand Junction, Colorado, USA, on 4 August 1983, at the age of 110 years, 6 days. She was survived by her daughter Frances, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.
At the time of her death, Barney was the second-oldest living person in the U.S. state of Colorado, following Linnie Jones, who is believed to be the first supercentenarian in the state, making Barney the second.
LongeviQuest congratulates Fannie Barney’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Barney’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce that Idaho’s oldest known living person turned 111 years old. Sally Ashman’s family celebrated her milestone with a lobster dinner. She is currently the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Idaho.
Sally Ashman was born into a prominent family in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on November 23, 1912. Her grandfather owned a significant portion of the land before development, and her father served as the first president of Johnstown Bank and Trust. Ashman excelled in her studies, graduating as valedictorian from both Cochran Junior High School and Johnstown High School. Her academic achievements continued at Bryn Mawr College, where she earned a cum laude degree in 1934.
Ashman got married in 1936, and the couple had three children. Her husband would later become the head administrator of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital. While her husband dedicated his career to the medical facility, Ashman devoted many years to volunteering there.
Ashman remained independent until she turned 100. She lived in Florida full-time until 2012, when she relocated to Idaho Falls, Idaho, to live with her daughter.
For more information, please view Sally Ashman’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.
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.
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.
Anna Natella is an Italian-born American supercentenarian born on 21 November 1912 in Irsina, Basilicata, Italy. She immigrated to the United States with her family when she was 13 years old. She lived in New York and later in Milburn, New Jersey. Natella was hard-working even as a young girl. She had to drop out of school to help support her family and she taught herself how to read and write in English using a dictionary.
Natella married in 1937 and had two daughters. In her later years, she and her husband moved to Florida. Natella eventually moved into an assisted living facility. At the age of 107, she was still able to walk unassisted and climb stairs every day.
On 11 June 2023, following the death of 113-year-old Ada Avila, she became the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Florida.
For more information, please view Anna Natella’s 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.
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.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Anna Musick of the United States at age 110. She was born in Quincy, Illinois, United States on 14 October 1872. In 1880, the family moved to a farm near Golden when she was 7-8 years old. She attended Elm Grove School near Golden until sixth grade when she had to quit to work at home.
On 21 February 1895, she got married and then had six children. The couple farmed in the Golden-LaPrairie area for over 30 years and retired in LaPrairie in 1927. Musick used to do a lot of sewing, quilting, and crocheting besides all her other work.
Musick passed away in Golden, Illinois, USA, on 11 January 1983, at the age of 110 years, 89 days. She was survived by four of her children, 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 46 great-great-grandchildren. At the time of her death, she was the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Illinois. Following her death, she was succeeded by Olive Bay.
LongeviQuest congratulates Anna Musick’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Musick’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Esther Mitchener at age 111 years old.
Esther was born on 17 August 1871 in Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas, USA. In 1873, her family relocated to Stockton, Utah, while she attended St. Mary’s Academy in Salt Lake City.
She was married to William Pym Mitchener on 30 June 1897 in Tooele, Utah. The two of them only had a daughter named Marcella who later on worked for.
When talking about longevity, she would start “I just think the Lord has bestowed upon me more than my share of excellent health.” At that time, they also had a quick meeting where the officers reported that Esther never had a chance to smoke and that she was a light speaker.
Esther passed away on 13 April 1983 in Seattle, Washington, USA. At the time of her death, she became the oldest living person in Washington.
For more information, please visit Esther Michener’s Directory Profile here.