|Emma Castilla Bowen|
|Birth:||2 March 1889|
Warren County, Illinois, USA
|Death:||29 March 2001|
Macomb, Illinois, USA
|Age:||112 years, 27 days|
Bowen was born in Warren County, Illinois, United States, on 2 March 1889 as the eldest daughter of Lewis Cass Bowen and Sirena (née Holeman) Bowen. She had two younger sisters named Florence and Eva. Her father died when she was three years old.
Bowen appears to never have married nor had children. Her mother died in 1936. Bowen also outlived both her siblings, who died in 1977 and 1986.
Bowen died on 29 March 2001 (28 March according to Find A Grave page) at the age of 112 years, 27 days. She was survived by three of her nieces.
- All Validated Supercentenarians by Age (1 January 2015) Gerontology Research Group
- Emma Castilla "Cassie" Bowen Find A Grave