Jane Piercy
Jane Piercy
Birth: 2 September 1869
Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 3 May 1981
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Age: 111 years, 243 days
Country: AustraliaAUS
Validated

Jane Piercy (2 September 1869 – 3 May 1981) was a verified Australian supercentenarian who at the time of her death was the oldest known Australian ever.

Biography

Jane Piercy was born in Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia on 2 September 1869. Piercy claimed her secret to longevity was "good nourishing food, fresh air and dancing." She won her last dance contest in 1939 at the age of 70.

Jane Piercy died in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 3 May 1981, aged 111 years, 243 days.

References


Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ada SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah Potter • Jane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie Nesbitt • Kit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPherson • Christina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes Kluckhenn • Mabel Crosby

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