Gertrude Schultz
Gertrude Schultz
Birth: 21 February 1862
Reil, Germany
Death: 29 February 1972
Groesbeck, Texas, USA
Age: 110 years, 8 days
Country: GermanyGERUnited StatesUSA

Gertrude Schultz (née Unfried; 21 February 1862 – 29 February 1972) was the earliest known German-American emigrant supercentenarian.

Gertrude was born Gertrude Ruth Unfried in Reil, Germany on 21 February 1862 as the daughter of Peter and Anna Maria Burg Unfried and emigrated to USA as a young girl. She married John Schultz in Limestone, Texas on 10 January 1887 and had three children. She was widowed in 1934.

Gertrude Schultz died in Groesbeck, Limestone, Texas on 29 February 1972, aged 110 years, 8 days. Her case is currently unverified. She is one of the oldest people to die on leap day.


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