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Irene Eskey
Irene Eskey
Birth: 7 April 1906?
Arizona, United States
Age: 114 years, 59 days?
Country: USA FlagUSA
Unvalidated
Irene Eskey (born 7 April 1906?) is an American supercentenarian claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She could be the oldest living Navajo Native American.

Biography

Eskey claims to have been born in Arizona, United States on 7 April 1906. She was born as Asha-itolo in Navajo family. Her parents were Selaiya Yazzie Begay'a (father) and Ya'Hannebah Curtis (mother).

Eskey married Mike Eskey (1896–1974) and had at least three children: Flora Elizabeth Eskey (born 1935), Harry Kieth Eskey (1937–1961) and Rose Mae Thompson. Eskey has lived on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Northern Arizona all of her life. She never had electricity or running water in her home. She is also known as “Crystal Woman”. In April 2013, a large party was held in Irene’s honor at the Navajo Reservation, north of Winslow. When asked how she lived so long and remain healthy for so long, she said “Hard work and living clean.”

Eskey currently lives in Arizona, United States at the claimed age of 114 years, 59 days.

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