LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Bernard Nenner at 110 years old. He was an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living man in Florida at the time of his death. 

Bernard was born on 4 May 1907 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. 

At the age of 15, Bernard started working as a delivery boy for A&P in New York. Five years later, he quickly climbed the ranks and became a manager at age 20. 

On 4 March 1928, Bernard married the 18-year-old Sophie and the two of them had a daughter and a son.

In February 1965, aged 57, surveying trailer damage after a tornado. (Source: Fort Lauderdale News)
In February 1965, aged 57, surveying trailer damage after a tornado.
(Source: Fort Lauderdale News)

He had a dry-cleaning business with 15 stores on the South Shore of Long Island but eventually sold it. Next, Bernard ventured into mobile home parks in Florida. He even experienced being trapped mid-air in one of the trailer offices with two other people inside due to a tornado in 1965. He also sold his mobile home park business in 1974 and then retired at the age of 67.

 At the age of 110, he managed a library at the Aston Gardens at Parkland Commons Senior Community where he currently lived at that time. 

Bernard passed away on 13 November 2017 in Parkland, Florida, USA. 

For more information, please visit Bernard Nenner’s Directory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Ruth Adler at 111 years old. She is an American supercentenarian born on 11 January 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 

At some point in her life, she was married to Sidney Adler.

(Source: FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay)
(Source: FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay)

When she was 50 years old, she founded Adler-Weiner Research in her den which is a market research firm. She retired at the age of 89 and the firm continued to progress with four locations in Illinois and California. 

Ruth passed away on 12 March 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, at the age of 111 years and 61 days old. 

For more information, please visit Ruth Adler’s DIrectory Profile here. 

LongeviQuest is delighted to share that Mary Ransopher turns 111 years old on Christmas day. She is an American supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Indiana, USA. 

Mary Ransopher turns 111 on Christmas Day 2023. She was born in an apple orchard in Russiaville, Howard City, Indiana, USA. 

Clinton County Daily News managed to have an interview with Mary just before her 111th birthday. The conversations shared by both parties tackled the treasured memories of Mary throughout her life. 

Although she has no memory of it, the Titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean in the year she was born. Also, It was the same year when Girl Scouts were started by Juliette Gorden Low. Moreover, they also talked about her memories of church, chores, electricity, horses, radios, and television sets.

Mary Isabel Ransopher lives at Wesley Manor. Source: Clint County Daily News
Mary Isabel Ransopher lives at Wesley Manor. Source: Clint County Daily News

She married J. Marland “Marlin” Ransopher at the New London Friends Church on 28 August 1935, . The couple proceeded to have four children together. 

Mary currently lives at Wesley Manor in Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, USA. 

LongeviQuest sends our warmest greetings of celebration for Mary’s 111th Birthday. 

For more information, please visit Mary Ransopher’s Directory Profile here 

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.