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Antonia Santa Cruz
Antonia Santa Cruz
Birth: 13 June 1905
Bahia, Brazil
Age: 114 years, 260 days
Country: BRA FlagBRA
Unvalidated
Antonia Santa Cruz (born 13 June 1905) is a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Antonia Santa Cruz was born on a farm that then belonged to Queimadas, near Santaluz, Bahia, Brazil, on 13 June 1905. Her parents were Francisco Pereira de Santa’Anna and Anna Maria de Jesus. She was born on the feast day of Saint Anthony, which is why her parents named her Antonia. She had 11 children. She also adopted her nephew, Jose Luiz Medrado (aged 64 in December 2019).

In 2017, she had 68 grandchildren, 110 great-grandchildren and 35 great-great-grandchildren. In December 2019, she had a 104-year-old sister living in Rio de Janeiro.

Antonia Santa Cruz currently lives in Salgadalia, Conceicao do Coite, Bahia, Brazil. She lives with her 80-year-old daughter, Maria Medrado.

References


Brazil's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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