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Anna Farmer
Anna Farmer
Anna Farmer at age 110.
Birth: 30 September 1891
Wisconsin, USA
Death: 8 November 2001
Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Age: 110 years, 39 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Anna Ruth Farmer (née Greeley; 30 September 1891 – 8 November 2001) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was one of the oldest known people in Wisconsin, USA, when she died.


Anna Farmer was born in Wisconsin, USA. Her parents were Hiram Corbet Greeley and Florence (née Diener) Greeley. She had one sister. At some point of her life, she married Mervin E. Farmer Sr.

Members of her family had also experienced longevity: her maternal gradmother lived to be 93/93, her mother lived to be 101, her aunt Isabel Buffum lived to be 102/103, her sister lived to be 94.

She passed away in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, on 8 November 2001, at the age of 110 years, 39 days.