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Anna Peskey
Anna Peskey
Anna Peskey at the age of 108 with her 81-year-old nephew Hillard Peskey.
Birth: 5 August 1891
Floyd Township, South Dakota, USA
Death: 14 May 2003
De Smet, South Dakota, USA
Age: 111 years, 282 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Validated

Anna Louise Emma Peskey (née Kopplin; 5 August 1891 – 14 May 2003) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Anna Peskey was born in Floyd Township, South Dakota, USA on 5 August 1891. Her parents were August Kopplin and Wilhelmina (née Hein) Kopplin. Her mother died when she was young and her father remarried. She had 7 siblings and 2 half-siblings.

She married Oscar F. Peskey in Beadle County, South Dakota on 14 November 1912. The couple had 4 children: Walter Peskey (1913-1988), Alfred Peskey (1915-1991), Armand Peskey (1917-2017) and Erma Peskey (1920-1920).

Members of her family had also experienced longevity: her maternal grandmother Maria "Mutty" Hein lived to be 90, her father lived to be 90, her paternal aunt Emma Vetterman lived to be 95, her maternal aunt Augusta Kamenz lived to be 101, her sister Emma Liebenow lived to be 103, her brother August Kopplin lived to be 97.

Anna Peskey died on 14 May 2003 at the age of 111 years, 282 days.

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