Jeronimo Garcia on his claimed 110th birthday.
|Birth:||30 September 1910?|
Los Sitios, Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala
|Death:||16 December 2020|
Las Joyas de San Nicolás, Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala
|Age:||110 years, 77 days?|
Jeronimo Garcia (Spanish: García; 30 September 1910? – 16 December 2020), also known as "Geronimo García" was a Guatemalan supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If his claimed age is true, he would be the oldest (known) living man in Guatemala at time of his death.
Jeronimo Garcia claimed to have been born in Los Sitios, Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala on 30 September 1910, though his ID Card supported 1911. At age 5, he moved to Las Joyas de San Nicolás.
He married, but was widowed a year later. He married a second time and had four or eight children (sources differ) (including Catalina García Ruiz).
As of October 2018, he had 24 grandchildren (including Wilson Menaldo García), 36 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
In September 2020, he celebrated his claimed 110th birthday.
Jeronimo Garcia died in Las Joyas de San Nicolás, Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala on 16 December 2020 at the claimed age of 110 years, 77 days.
- Don Gerónimo revela secreto para vivir más de cien años Prensa Libre, 7 October 2016
- Don Chomito García vive en Santa Rosa y cumplió 108 años Relato, 18 October 2018
- 110th birthday Municipalidad de Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa. Administración 2020-2024 (Facebook), 30 September 2020
- Death mention El reportero estrella (Facebook), 16 December 2020