|Birth:||14 September 1902|
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA
|Death:||29 January 2013|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
|Age:||110 years, 137 days|
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.
- US 1910 Census FamilySearch
- US 1940 Census FamilySearch
- 108th birthday Paper Vernissage, 30 August 2010
- Advice from a 109-Year-Old: Relax. Stop Worrying. Don't Sweat the "Stuff" Hilary Beard, 4 October 2011
- Love lifted her to age 110 Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 September 2012
- Eula Cousins, 110 yrs. of loving and helping Inquirer, 7 February 2013
- Eula M. Cousins, 110, social worker The Philadelphia Tribune, 8 February 2013
- Eula M. Cousins, 110, pioneering black social worker and educator The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 February 2013
- Eula M. Cousins Obituary Legacy