Emma Jefferies
Emma Jefferies
Emma Jefferies on her 111th birthday.
Birth: 11 August 1899
Chase City, Virginia, USA
Death: 20 August 2011
New York State, USA
Age: 112 years, 9 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Emma Jefferies (11 August 1899 – 20 August 2011) was an American supercentenarian whose case is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Emma Jefferies was born in Chase City, Virginia on 11 August 1899 to her parents, William and Delia Toone, the same city which she went to school and then taught in the Chase City public schools. Jefferies was a member of the Bethesda Baptist Church for 80 years, as well as a Sunday school teacher. Employed during World War 2, she was an assembler in the Munitions Industry in Bridgeport Connecticut.

Emma Jefferies died in New York State, USA on 20 August 2011 at the age of 112 years, 9 days. She was survived by one daughter and grandchildren and some other family members.


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