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}}'''Agnes Kluckhenn''' (1 April 1909 - 24 November 2019) was a British-born Australian [[supercentenarian]] whose age is currently unvalidated by the [[Gerontology Research Group]]. She has been the oldest known living person in Australia since the death of [[Wilhelmina Overall]] on 21 October 2018.
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}}'''Agnes Kluckhenn''' (née '''Reid''', formerly '''Hogarth'''; 1 April 1909 24 November 2019) was a British-born Australian [[supercentenarian]] whose age is currently unvalidated by the [[Gerontology Research Group]] (GRG). She has been the oldest known living person in Australia since the death of [[Wilhelmina Overall]] on 21 October 2018.
   
== Biography ==
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==Biography==
Agnes Kluckhenn, affectinately knows as "Nessie" was born in Scotland, United Kingdom, on 1 April 1909. She emigrated to Australia two years after the end of World War II. Kluckhenn was married twice. She married Jimmy Hogarth in the 1930s. Jimmy died in 1975, and she married Carl Kluckhenn in 1978. Carl died in 2005. Agnes remained childless. She spent 20 years in Hampton, and another 28 years in Brighton. She currently lives in Brighton East, Victoria, Australia. Her sister, Williamina, lives a few doors down from her apartment.
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Agnes Kluckhenn, affectinately knows as "Nessie" was born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, on 1 April 1909. She was the eldest of seven children. She worked as a nanny for a wealthy family in New York in the 1920s, where she witnessed the start of Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight over the Atlantic in 1927 and the collapse of Wall Street in 1929. She returned to Glasgow where she took a job with British Railway.
   
Kluckhenn turned 110 in April 2019. 
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In the 1930s, she married Jimmy Hogarth. The couple migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 1947 and lived in the northern suburb of Coburg. Jimmy died in 1975, and she married Carl Kluckhenn in 1978. Carl died in 2005. Agnes had no children. She spent 20 years in Hampton, and another 28 years in Brighton. Her sister, Williamina, lived a few doors down from her apartment. In April 2019, Kluckhenn celebrated her 110th birthday
   
Agnes Kluckhenn died on 24 November 2019 at the age of 110.
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Agnes Kluckhenn died in Brighton East, Victoria, Australia on 24 November 2019 at the age of 110 years, 237 days.
   
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==Gallery==
== References ==
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Agnes Kluckhenn2.jpg|Agnes Kluckhenn, young.
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Agnes Kluckhenn1.jpg|Early life.
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==References==
 
*[https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inner-south/brighton-east-107yearold-agnes-klucka-lover-of-literature-and-life/news-story/bfa5de8558151c73b7af016937203296 Brighton East 107-year-old Agnes Kluckhenn a lover of literature, and life] Herald Sun, 7 April 2016
 
*[https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inner-south/brighton-east-107yearold-agnes-klucka-lover-of-literature-and-life/news-story/bfa5de8558151c73b7af016937203296 Brighton East 107-year-old Agnes Kluckhenn a lover of literature, and life] Herald Sun, 7 April 2016
 
*[https://www.smh.com.au/national/victoria/australian-s-oldest-living-woman-still-living-it-up-at-age-110-20190401-p519qs.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed Australian's oldest living woman: still living it up at age 110] Sydney Morning Herald, 1 April 2019
 
*[https://www.smh.com.au/national/victoria/australian-s-oldest-living-woman-still-living-it-up-at-age-110-20190401-p519qs.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed Australian's oldest living woman: still living it up at age 110] Sydney Morning Herald, 1 April 2019
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*[https://www.scotsman.com/news/eat-chocolate-and-drink-whisky-scottish-woman-becomes-oldest-person-in-australia-1-4899778 ‘Eat chocolate and drink whisky’ - Scottish woman becomes oldest person in Australia] The Scotsman, 2 April 2019
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*[https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/tributes/notice/5133753/ Death Notices: Agnes Kluckhenn] Weekly Time Snow, 26 November 2019
   
 
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Latest revision as of 21:04, November 27, 2019

Agnes Kluckhenn
Agnes Kluckhenn
Agnes Kluckhenn at the age of 107
Birth: 1 April 1909
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Death: 24 November 2019
Brighton East, Victoria, Australia
Age: 110 years, 237 days
Country: UK Flag UK AUS FlagAUS
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Agnes Kluckhenn (née Reid, formerly Hogarth; 1 April 1909 – 24 November 2019) was a British-born Australian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She has been the oldest known living person in Australia since the death of Wilhelmina Overall on 21 October 2018.

BiographyEdit

Agnes Kluckhenn, affectinately knows as "Nessie" was born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, on 1 April 1909. She was the eldest of seven children. She worked as a nanny for a wealthy family in New York in the 1920s, where she witnessed the start of Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight over the Atlantic in 1927 and the collapse of Wall Street in 1929. She returned to Glasgow where she took a job with British Railway.

In the 1930s, she married Jimmy Hogarth. The couple migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 1947 and lived in the northern suburb of Coburg. Jimmy died in 1975, and she married Carl Kluckhenn in 1978. Carl died in 2005. Agnes had no children. She spent 20 years in Hampton, and another 28 years in Brighton. Her sister, Williamina, lived a few doors down from her apartment. In April 2019, Kluckhenn celebrated her 110th birthday. 

Agnes Kluckhenn died in Brighton East, Victoria, Australia on 24 November 2019 at the age of 110 years, 237 days.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit


Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ada SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah PotterJane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie NesbittKit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPhersonChristina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes KluckhennMabel Crosby

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