|Josefina Neto de Assis Silveira|
|Birth:||22 March 1902|
Lamim, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Death:||24 March 2015|
Mooca, São Paulo, Brazil
|Age:||113 years, 2 days|
Neto de Assis Silveira was born in Rio Espera (or Lamim), Minas Gerais, Brazil, on 22 March 1902. Her parents were Luiz Gonzaga de Assis and Adelaide Netto de Assis. Her maternal grandfather was Jose Francisco Netto (1827–1886). In the early hours of 19 May 1910, she saw Halley's Comet on the sky.
On 22 February 1930, she married Jacob Nogueira da Silveira (1905–1982) in Rio Espera, Minas Gerais. Her husband was a dentist, merchant and councilman. They had three children - Aloisio, Jose and Geraldo (aged 71 in 2013), and they adopted one child, Nazinha (aged 86 in 2013).
In the late 1950s, the couple and children moved to Sao Paulo after Jacob received an invitation from his friend to work there.
Neto de Assis Silveira passed away on 24 March 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil at the age of 113 years, 2 days.
- Mineira entra para o seleto grupo de pessoas que ultrapassam 11 décadas Jornal Estado de Minas, 28 April 2013
- Rioesperense parte do grupo de pessoas que ultrapassam os 110 anos. Rio Espera, 16 April 2018