This is a list of supercentenarians that live or died in the state of North Carolina. If there is no rank # then they are unvalidated unless (pending) is under their name. As of February 2020 20 have been validated. The oldest person ever from N.C. was 115 year old Maggie Barnes. The oldest man ever from N.C. was unvalidated 110 year old Gabriel Alston. The current oldest person in N.C. is 113-year-old Christine Ireland.

List

      Deceased (Validated)       Living (Validated)       Pending       Unvalidated

Place of
Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age birth death
1 Maggie Barnes F 6 Mar 1882 19 Jan 1998 115 years, 175 days Black Creek Kenly
2 Hester Ford F 15 Aug 1905 17 Apr 2021 115 years, 245 days Lancaster, South Carolina Charlotte
3 Frances Street F 28 Mar 1897 24 Aug 2010 113 years, 149 days ?, South Carolina Asheville
Christine Ireland F 19 Jan 1908 Living 113 years, 196 days ? Burlington
Narcissa Rickman F 13 Sept 1855 21 Oct 1968 113 years, 38 days Rosman ?
4 Mary Will F 15 Oct 1900 2 Nov 2013 113 years, 18 days Monroe Charlotte
5 Elsie Johnson Maney F 28 Mar 1894 3 Mar 2007 112 years, 340 days ? Weaverville
6 Ruby Drakeford F 25 Jan 1892 29 Dec 2004 112 years, 339 days Durham Durham
7 Maggie Murdock F 19 Aug 1887 22 July 1990 112 years, 338 days ? ?
8 Edna Bowman F 3 June 1901 19 Apr 2014 112 years, 320 days ?, Maine Candler
9 Sina Hayes F 27 June 1903 22 Jan 2016 112 years, 209 days ? Winston-Salem
10 Ruth Bruce F 8 Oct 1898 8 Apr 2011 112 years, 182 days ? Durham
Melinda Harris F 4 May 1898 6 Oct 2010 112 years, 169 days ? Jacksonville
11 Ethel Boltz F 2 Dec 1903 1 Apr 2016 112 years, 121 days ?, West Virginia Durham
12 Foy Ingram F 28 Nov 1903 19 Mar 2016 112 years, 112 days Randolph Davidson
Susie Brunson F 25 Oct 1882 29 Nov 1994 112 years, 35 days Bamberg, South Caorlina Wilmington
Reatha Robinson F 17 July 1906 5 Aug 2018 112 years, 19 days ? Hampstead
13 Lake Dickson F 19 Jan 1897 30 Jan 2009 112 years, 11 days Burlington Charlotte
Maggie DeVane F 17 Nov 1905 12 Sept 2017 111 years, 299 days ? ?
14 Jean Christy F 20 Aug 1904 28 May 2016 111 years, 282 days ? ?
Armida Sholar F 9 Aug 1905 4 Apr 2017 111 years, 238 days Sumter, South Carolina Greensboro
Arrelia High F 2 Jul 1903 22 Feb 2015 111 years, 235 days ? Elizabethtown
15 Iva Shumate F 4 Nov 1887 11 June 1999 111 years, 219 days Jackson Black Mountain
Clara Sutton F 14 Mar 1901 26 Aug 2012 111 years, 165 days ? Reidsville
Florence McKoy F 23 Feb 1903 4 Aug 2014 111 years, 162 days ? Elizabethtown
Ruby Clodfelter F 26 Jul 1905 19 Nov 2016 111 years, 116 days McDowell Morganton
Lillie Nunn F 25 Sept 1909 25 Dec 2020 111 years, 91 days ? Westfield
Aaron Bazemore M 20 Feb 1881 10 Apr 1992 111 years, 50 days Windsor Windsor
Agnes Donahoe F 8 Dec 1907 16 Jan 2019 111 years, 39 days Gordon, Virginia Snow Camp
Dorothy Keller F 28 Sept 1907 3 Nov 2018 111 years, 36 days Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Greensboro
Annie Wilson F 19 Apr 1910 Living 111 years, 106 days ? Charlotte
Gabriel Alston M 7 Nov 1906 4 Nov 2017 110 years, 362 days Cary Cary
16 Trudie Martin F 19 Oct 1901 27 July 2012 110 years, 282 days ? Winston-Salem
Eunice Greene F 8 Sept 1903 15 June 2014 110 years, 280 days ? Goldsboro
17 Carrie McDonald F 4 Dec 1894 30 Aug 2005 110 years, 269 days ?, South Carolina ?
18 Effie Burress F 12 April 1881 19 Dec 1991 110 years, 251 days Brevard Hazlewood
Lorena Allen F 10 Aug 1910 3 Jan 2021 110 years, 146 days ? Carthage
19 Josie Bullington F 26 Sept 1883 18 Feb 1994 110 years, 145 days Exton, Virginia Danbury
Lexie Holbrook F 22 Nov 1907 30 Mar 2018 110 years, 128 days ? North Wilkesboro
Catherine Holman F 16 Mar 1864 11 Jul 1974 110 years, 117 days Caswell Durham
20 Edith Freehling F 12 Sept 1883 29 Dec 1993 110 years, 108 days Jefferson, Pennsylvania Hendersonville
Geneva Williamson F 7 Nov 1909 12 Feb 2020 110 years, 97 days ? Reidsville
21 Ida Ellington Williams F 1 July 1875 21 Sep 1985 110 years, 82 days ?, Kentucky ?
Pauline Ivey F 2 Feb 1908 13 Apr 2018 110 years, 70 days ? ?
Esther Pennington F 20 June 1910 26 Aug 2020 110 years, 67 days ? West Jefferson
Lois Work F 19 Dec 1906 5 Feb 2017 110 years, 48 days Mooresville Mooresville
Norma McMenamin F 11 Apr 1902 23 May 2012 110 years, 42 days ? High Point
Rochelle Pope F 9 Mar 1908 14 Apr 2018 110 years, 36 days Mingo Dunn
22 Wilhelmine Gnueg F 12 Mar 1894 17 Apr 2004 110 years, 36 days GermanyGER Raleigh

Note: This list might not be complete and other people can be added, unvalidated and validated.

Questionable cases

Place of
Name Sex Birth Death Age birth death
Martha Graham F 27 Dec 1844? 25 June 1959 114 years, 182 days? ?, Virginia ?
Alberta Liles F 21 Aug 1904? 30 Dec 2017 113 years, 131 days? Wadesboro Winston-Salem
Mandie Kenan F 13 Mar 1904? 8 Dec 2015 112 years, 270 days? Wallace Beulaville

Emigrants

      Deceased (Validated)       Living (Validated)       Disputable       Limbo (Validated)       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Place
of birth
State/country
of death
Eliza Underwood F 15 Mar 1866 27 Jan 1981 114 years, 318 days Clinton District of Columbia
1 Alelia Murphy F 6 July 1905 23 Nov 2019 114 years, 140 days Grifton New York
2 Emma Tillman F 22 Nov 1892 28 Jan 2007 114 years, 67 days Gibsonville Connecticut
Ruth Brown-Stamps F 22 May 1896 8 Nov 2008 112 years, 170 days Milton Ohio
3 Lillian Stubbs F 30 Apr 1906 16 June 2018 112 years, 47 days Hertford Virginia
4 Clarina Ragland F 28 June 1885 18 Feb 1997 111 years, 235 days ? Pennsylvania
Alice Knox F 4 Jan 1906 c.30 June 2017 111 years, c.177 days Elizabeth City Maryland
5 Claudia Brown F 25 Nov 1880 12 Sept 1991 110 years, 291 days Snow Hill Connecticut
Melva Stokes F 26 May 1909 28 Dec 2019 110 years, 216 days Rose Hill Connecticut
6 Katie Sanderlin F 18 May 1886 7 Nov 1996 110 years, 173 days Jacksonville Virginia
Frank Levingston M 13 Nov 1905 3 May 2016 110 years, 172 days ? Louisiana
7 Bessie Ritter F 1 Oct 1894 19 Mar 2005 110 years, 169 days ? Mississippi
Mary Brown F 4 July 1909 11 Dec 2019 110 years, 160 days Forest City West Virginia
Eula Cousins F 14 Sept 1902 29 Jan 2013 110 years, 137 days Elizabeth City Pennsylvania
Annie Aller F 18 Nov 1908 21 Nov 2018 110 years, 3 days Mantio Iowa

Oldest person in North Carolina since 2021

      Validated/Under 110       Pending       Unvalidated Supercentenarian
      Current Titleholder

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Place of death
? 17 Apr 2021
(? yrs, ? days)
Hester Ford F ? – 115 15 Aug 1905 – 17 Apr 2021
115 years, 236 days
Charlotte
17 Apr 2021 Present
(0 years, 108 days)
Christine Ireland F 113 Born 19 Jan 1908
113 years, 196 days
Lives in
Burlington

References


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