Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in the year 1907,
as of July 2020.
Yoshi Baba, 112
On her 111th birthday:
The picture was sourced from Sannichi.co.jp.
Sept. 24, 2019; Yoshi Baba was born in Japan on 3 June 1907. In September 2018, she was reported to be the oldest living person in Yamanashi Prefecture. Yoshi Baba currently lives in Minobu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.
Marguerite Bailly, 112
On her 110th birthday:
These photos were sourced from https://www.vosgesmatin.fr and https://www.viavosges.tv.
August 30, 2019; Marguerite Bailly was born in Lislet, Aisne, Hauts-de-France, France on March 6, 1907 and died in died in Vosges, Lorraine, Grand Est, France on June 12, 2019 at the age of 112 years, 98 days.
Casilda Benegas, 113
Casilda Benegas on her 112th birthday, with her grandson Tomas Antonio Blanco.
Aged 112 in May 2019.
On her 113th birthday.
Photos courtesy of Mr. Tomas Antonio Blanco.
April 10, 2020; Casilda Benegas was born in Trinidad, Itapua, Paraguay, on 8 April 1907. She was baptized in Santisima Trinidad. She was born to parents Patricio Venegas and Asuncion Ojeda. She married Benigno Gallego Cuenya in Santisima Trinidad, Asuncion, Paraguay. She moved to Argentina on 6 April 1945. Mrs. Benegas currently lives in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Casilda Benegas is the first validated supercentenarian who was born in Paraguay.
Dorothy Brown, 112
On her daughter's wedding, 1954 (right)
Photos courtesy of Mrs. Elizabeth McMorrow.
August 30, 2019; Dorothy Brown was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, USA on May 1, 1907. A mother of three, Brown worked at Rogers Peet, a clothing store founded by Charles Peet, and Dunhill in Rockefeller Center, just steps from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Her customers included television celebrities, news people and movie stars, including Broadway star Carol Channing. Each day, Brown took the subway from Brooklyn into Manhattan. Brown, characterized by her grandchildren as energetic, did not slow down after retiring. She volunteered as director of travel at her parish and at Beth Israel Hospital in Brooklyn, where she crocheted blankets for premature babies and delivered yarn to her home-bound friends. All four of Brown's grandparents emigrated from Ireland to New York. She was proud of her Irish and American heritage and could often be heard singing patriotic songs. Brown had 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Family members visited her every day. Dorothy Brown lived in her own apartment in New York, until she was 101, when she moved to an assisted living facility in Brooklyn. She moved to Framingham in 2019 to live closer to her family. On 26 June 2019, Brown was honored as the oldest resident of the city. On September 18, 2019, Dorothy Brown's age has been officially validated by the Gerontology Research Group.
Dorothy Brown died in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA on November 26, 2019 at the age of 112 years, 209 days.
Florence Carroll, 112
At age 107:
At age 112 in Apr. 2020:
These photos were sourced from https://www.gleauty.com.
Sept. 30, 2019; Florence Carroll was born in Millerton, New York, USA on 9 June 1907 to Italian-born parents Paul Emile Brunese and Mary Ann Brunese. As a young adult, she worked as a cook in Lakeville, Connecticut. She married John Carroll on 9 February 1930, and the couple had nine children, four of whom are deceased as of 2014. At the time of her 107th birthday, Carroll had 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Her hobbies are birdwatching and gardening. On her 110th birthday in 2017, the Today Show included her in their list of people celebrating a milestone. She currently lives in Salisbury, Connecticut, USA.
Tari Chiba, 112
On her 112th birthday:
These photos were sourced from http://www.rikubetsu.or.jp.
July 9, 2019; Tari Chiba was born in Aomori, Japan on January 19, 1907 and died in Hokkaido, Japan on June 20, 2019 at the age of 112 years, 152 days.
Icie Clark, 112
At age 110 with her two younger sisters: Madeline and Pauline:
Icie Clark's 112th birthday:
September 25, 2019; Icie Clark was born in West Virginia, United States on March 19, 1907 and died in Pennsylvania, United States on August 4, 2019 at the age of 112 years, 138 days.
Voncile Dry, 112
In her centenarian years:
At age 110.
At age 111.
September 25, 2019; Voncile Dry was born in Okaloosa, Florida, USA on April 24, 1907 and died in Tampa, Florida, USA, on Sept. 7, 2019, at the age of 112 years, 136 days.
Kano Ebara, 113
Photo courtesy of Mr. Yu Li..
July 8, 2019; Kano Ebara was born in Japan on March 30, 1907. She currently lives in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
Elisabeth Frenoy, 112
On her 112th birthday:
This photo was sourced from https://abonne.lunion.fr.
July 5, 2019; Elisabeth Frenoy was born in Marne, Grand Est, France on February 7, 1907 and died in Chalons-en-Champagne, Marne, Grand Est, France on April 20, 2019 at the age of 112 years, 72 days.
Ellen Goodwill, 113
As a young woman:
On her 110th birthday
On her 111th birthday
The pictures were sourced from Battle Creek Enquirer and social media.
July 14, 2019; Ellen Goodwill was born in Paris, Kentucky, USA on February 2, 1907. She presently lives in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA.
Marie-Florentine Jousseaume, 112
On her 108th birthday
On her 110th birthday
The pictures were sourced from www.ouest-france.fr
Oct. 6, 2020; Marie-Florentine Jousseaume was born as Marie-Florentine Lamothe in Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France on 17 June 1907. She was the youngest of four children. Her father, who was a miller, fought in World War I. Every day, after school, Marie-Florentine would tend to the sheep on the family’s farm. In 1928, Marie-Florentine married Arseme Jousseaume and had two children with him: Arsene (born 1930) and Yvonne (born 1932). The couple became farmers, and Marie-Florentine made butter to sell. The farm had no running water; the family had to get water from the well. In 1963, the couple moved to Chardonnay, Vendee. Arseme passed away in 1990 after 62 years of marriage, leaving Marie-Florentine a widow. Two years later, Marie-Florentine moved into an annex of a residential care home and lived there until 2004, when she moved into the main building. As of her 108th birthday in 2015, along with her two children, she had five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Marie-Florentine Jousseaume currently lives in Chardonnay, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France.
Yuki Kamitamari, 112
July 25, 2019; Yuki Kamitamari was born in Japan on February 15, 1907 and currently lives in Fukuoka, Japan.
Cecile Klein, 112
Pictures sourced from Facebook.
October 6, 2019; Cecile Klein was born on June 15, 1907 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Polish-born Jewish parents Louis Efros (1881-1950) and Rachel Pearson Efros (1887-1965). She married Israeli-born Erwin Klein (1905-1999) on June 5, 1932, and they were married for 67 years. The couple had three children: Harriet, Arnold, and Louise. Cecile Klein currently lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Evelyn Kleine, 112
Evelyn Kleine, aged 110:
The Holm sisters: Esther, Ruth, Adeline & Evelyn, around 1910.
Marriage photo of Evelyn Kleine, 1932.
Evelyn Kleine on her 111th birthday, together with her great-niece, Mrs. Joanie Anderson.
On her 112th birthday:
Photo courtesy of Mrs. Joanie Anderson.
November 5, 2019; Evelyn Kleine was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, on July 11, 1907. She was a daughter of Swedish-born parents, Anna and Gus Holm. The family moved to Columbia Heights, Minnesota when she was eight years old. Over the course of her life, she has lived in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Florida, but returned to Columbia Heights when she was 70. She outlived two husbands and had no children. Kleine, whose father reached 96 and her grandfather 94, says the secret to a long life is "sometimes in the attitude". She also said "Just behave! No drinking, smoking. Clean living! Ignore trouble". Evelyn Kleine passed away in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, USA on 7 December 2019 at the age of 112 years, 149 days. She was the oldest living person in Minnesota.
Hildegard Lange, 112
This photo was sourced from https://www.pbams.de.
June 20, 2019; Hildegard Lange was born in Allenstein, East Prussia, Germany (now Olsztyn, Warmia-Masuria, Poland) on January 12, 1907. She currently lives in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Evangelista Luisa Lopez de Contarino, 112
Photo courtesy of Mr. Carlos Alberto Pino and Mrs. Estefania Antonella Negrello of Argentina.
Oct. 24, 2019; Evangelista Luisa Lopez de Contarino was born in Villa Constitucion, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina, on 21 June 1907. In 1989, at the age of 82, she moved to Mar del Plata with her husband and children. She had 6 children. Evangelista Luisa makes tissues and cares for her plants. According to her granddaughter: She's always doing things, she likes to talk a lot. At the age of 112, she had 16 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. On her 112th birthday, she revealed the secret of her longevity: take a glass of wine every day at lunch.
Lopez de Contarino currently lives in Don Bosco, Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 112 years. She currently lives with her daughter Sara (aged 89 in 2019) and her son Mario (aged 86). She is the second oldest validated living person in Argentina behind Casilda Benegas-Gallego.
Yoshie Okamoto, 112
Aged 106 in 2013:
Sept. 12, 2019; Yoshie Okamoto was born in Japan on March 31, 1907. In September 2017, she was reported as the oldest living person in Fukui Prefecture, being the successor of Yoshiko Ito, who passed away on 10 April 2017. In Sept. 2018, she was reported as the oldest living person in Fukui Prefecture. She lived in Obama, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
Sarah Patenaude-Bruyere, 112
July 22, 2019; Sarah Patenaude-Bruyere was born in Russell, Ontario, Canada on February 20, 1907 to parents Joseph and Marie-Louise (nee Gebault) Patenaude. She moved to Embrun, Ontario and began teaching in the village's one-room school. In 1929, Bruyere married Prosper Bruyere in Embrun, Ontario, and had seven children with him: Raymond, Roger, Marcel, Jean-Guy, Bernard, Eleonore and Marie. At her 105th birthday celebration, when asked what her secret to a long life was, she replied that she didn't know, but she used to drink a glass of prune juice every two days. She became the oldest known living person in Canada following the death of 114-year old Ellen Gibb on 5 June 2019.
Sarah Patenaude-Bruyere passed away at the Monastere d'Aylmer retirement home in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada on February 17, 2020 at the age of 112 years, 362 days.
Margaret Quinn, 112
The pictures were sourced from social media and public obituary of Mrs. Quinn.
Nov. 11, 2019; Margaret Quinn was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA on July 14, 1907 (later claimed July 15). She was one of six children to Margaret and Thomas Doran. She had two sisters and three brothers (now deceased). One brother Fr. Joseph Patrick Doran, was a Vincentian priest. Quinn lived in Ireland for a few years as a child. She married Arthur Quinn in 1929 and had three sons: Father Bruce Quinn (1931-2016), a Franciscan Capuchin priest, Thomas Quinn and James Quinn. Quinn stayed at home and raised her three sons. She did work at one time, however, doing her part for the war effort in a machine shop in 1942. She resided at Middlesex Health Center for 19 years.
Quinn died in Middletown, Connecticut, USA on April 8, 2020 at the age of 112 years, 269 days.
Kikue Tanaka, 112
August 8, 2019; Kikue Tanaka was born in Japan on February 25, 1907 and currently lives in Kagoshima, Japan.
Valesca Tanganelli-Pirolo, 112
Oct. 18, 2019; Valesca Tanganelli-Pirolo was born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy, on July 7, 1907. After her graduation, she moved to Buggiano, Tuscany. Whilst there, she married Dr. Francesco Pirolo, with whom she had two children, Gioacchino and Daniela. During the 1960s and '70s, Tanganelli was the headmistress and a professor at a media school. After retiring, she enrolled in a university for the elderly. After her husband's death in the late 1970s, she lived alone (albeit with a part-time caregiver) until her centenarian years. Tanganelli was a lifelong football fan, attending matches regularly, even as a nonagenarian. Tanganelli became a supercentenarian in July 2017. Following the death of 113-year old Anna Benericetti-Cimatti on 11 December 2019, Tanganelli became the oldest living person in Italy.
Valesca Tanganelli-Pirolo passed away in Buggiano, Tuscany, Italy on March 4, 2020 at the age of 112 years, 241 days.
Fusa Tatsumi, 113
Feb. 15, 2020; Fusa Tatsumi was born in Japan on April 25, 1907. Her age was validated by the GRG on 13 August 2019. Tatsumi currently lives in Kashiwara, Osaka, Japan.
Mitsu Toshima, 112
This photo was sourced from https://www.townnews.co.jp.
May 21, 2019; Mitsu Toshima was born in Japan on January 5, 1907. She currently lives in Kanagawa, Japan.
Masae Uchiyama, 113
July 31, 2019; Masae Uchiyama was born in Nagasaki, Japan on February 27, 1907. She currently lives in Nagasaki.
Chitetsu Watanabe, 112
August 24, 2019; Chitetsu Watanabe Watanabe was born in the Urakawahara suburb of Joetsu, Niigata, Japan on March 5, 1907. He was the first of eight children born to Haruzo and Miya Watanabe, who were farmers. After graduating from an agricultural high school, Watanabe worked for Dai-Nippon Meiji Sugar and moved to Taiwan to help conclude sugar cane plantation contracts there. During his 18 years in Taiwan, Watanabe married his wife, Mitsue, and four out of their five children were born there. He also served in the military towards the end of the Pacific War in 1944. He returned to Niigata after the war and worked for a departure agency. In 1974, Watanabe and his son Tetsuo built a new family home, which had about a hectare worth of farm next to it. He also worked on his bonsai until he was set to live in a nursing home. He also presented his work at local exhibitions until 2007. After retiring, Watanabe lived with one of his son's family until the age of 108, when he moved to a care facility in Joetsu, Niigata, Japan. As of 2019, he had 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. In January 2019, in an interview for a local newspapers, he said that the secret to his longevity was to "not to get angry and keep a smile on your face". Watanabe became the oldest living person in Niigata Prefecture following the death of Tora Kosugi on December 11, 2018. He became the oldest living man in Japan following the death of 113-year-old Masazo Nonaka on January 20, 2019.
On February 12, 2020, Watanabe was officially recognised as the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records. He died eleven days later on February 23, 2020, aged 112 years, 355 days.
Sumie Yabune, 113
July 16, 2019; Sumie Yabune was born in Japan on February 5, 1907. She currently lives in Kainan, Wakayama, Japan.
Kesa Yamada, 113
Feb. 16, 2020; Kesa Yamada was born in Japan on March 30, 1907. Her age was validated by the GRG on 25 August 2019. She currently lives in Kanra, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
Tame Yamaguchi, 113
This photo was sourced from https://www.townnews.co.jp.
June 26, 2019; Tame Yamaguchi was born in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan on 20 March 1907. She became the oldest known living person in Miyazaki prefecture on 1 April 2016, following the death of 110-year-old Minoe Kageyama. Yamaguchi currently lives in Hyuga, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
Here ends the Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in 1907.