Eula Cousins
Eula Cousins
Birth: 14 September 1902
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA
Death: 29 January 2013
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 110 years, 137 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Eula Cousins (née Taylor; 14 September 1902 – 29 January 2013) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Eula Cousins was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA on 14 September 1902, the only child of John Taylor and Mary Jane Taylor. According to the her 1910 Census, she probably was adopted by George Grandy and Roxana Grandy.

She moved to Philadelphia in 1929. She studied early-childhood education at Temple University, and later studied at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work.

She married William M. Cousins, one of the first African-American optometrists in Philadelphia, in 1935. They were longtime and active members of First African Baptist Church of Philadelphia. She got widowed in 1981. She lived at Cathedral Village.

Eula Cousins died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on 29 January 2013 at the age of 110 years, 137 days. She is survived by one great-nephew Steven Cousins; one great-great-nephew Elliot Cousins; and many other nephews and nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.



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