Alma Abernathy
Alma Abernathy
Alma Abernathy in 1972
Birth: 7 December 1865
Nulltown, Indiana, USA
Death: 31 January 1978
Connersville, Indiana, USA
Age: 112 years, 55 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Alma Abernathy (née Ball; 7 December 1865 – 31 January 1978) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Alma Florence Ball was born near Nulltown, Fayette, Indiana, USA, on 7 December 1865. She was the youngest daughter of Jarvis and Cynthia (née Coe) Ball. Alma Abernathy grew up in the area and married Jesse Abernathy in Alquina on 30 December 1886. The couple had four children. Abernathy lived in Fayette County her entire life. She was widowed in 1950 and outlived all her children.

Alma Abernathy died in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana on 31 January 1978, aged 112 years, 55 days.


  • GRG Pending Cases List
  • Indianapolis Star, 8 December 1969
  • Indianapolis Star, 17 December 1972
  • Indianapolis Star, 15 April 1973
  • Indianapolis Star, 2 February 1978
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