Anna Wheeler in 1938.
|Birth:||5 March 1833|
New Baltimore, New York, USA
|Death:||18 December 1943|
New York, USA
|Age:||110 years, 288 days|
Anna Searles Wheeler (née Palmer; 5 March 1833 – 18 December 1943) was an American supercentenarian who is currently pending.
Anna Wheeler was born in New Baltimore, Greene County, New York, as Anna Searles Palmer. She was the youngest of 11 children. Her father was Daniel Palmer. She was married to William Wheeler. The couple had three children in total.
On the occasion of her 105th birthday, she had a ”slight deafness” but didn’t feel so old otherwise. She stated that you should rise early, sleep early, eat lightly and try to have fun.
At 109, Wheeler used to solve many crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. She used to follow current events by reading newspapers. She was reported to be in no physical pain.
It was mentioned on her 110th birthday that Wheeler had fallen and suffered slight injuries a few months prior.
Anna Wheeler died on 18 December 1943, at the age of 110 years, 288 days.