This is a list of supercentenarians who were born and died in the US state of Pennsylvania.

The current state record holder is Sarah Knauss, who died in 1999 aged 119 years, 97 days. Knauss is also the United States longevity record holder.

Supercentenarians born in Pennsylvania

      Deceased (Validated)       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age State of death
1 Sarah Knauss F 24 Sept 1880 30 Dec 1999 119 years, 97 days Pennsylvania
2 Florence Knapp F 10 Oct 1873 11 Jan 1988 114 years, 93 days Pennsylvania
Elena Slough F 4 July 1889 5 Oct 2003 114 years, 93 days New Jersey
Ellen Jurick F 15 July 1895 13 July 2009 113 years, 363 days Michigan
4 Elsie Thompson F 5 Apr 1899 21 Mar 2013 113 years, 350 days Florida
5 Zora Wriggle F 24 Feb 1880 7 Nov 1993 113 years, 256 days Pennsylvania
6 Gladys Swetland F 18 Apr 1892 14 Dec 2005 113 years, 240 days Pennsylvania
7 Jane Markle F 10 Oct 1883 12 Mar 1997 113 years, 153 days Pennsylvania
Helen Wheat F 16 Sept 1902 16 Feb 2016 113 years, 153 days Maryland
Ardith Grose F 22 Mar 1907 Living 114 years, 132 days Pennsylvania
9 Lucille Treccase F 18 Oct 1905 31 Aug 2018 112 years, 317 days Pennsylvania
10 Mazie Ford F 28 June 1906 6 May 2019 112 years, 312 days Florida
11 Lillie Neff F 9 May 1888 27 Feb 2001 112 years, 294 days Pennsylvania
12 Mary Smith F 7 Oct 1893 23 May 2006 112 years, 228 days Ohio
13 George Johnson M 1 May 1894 30 Aug 2006 112 years, 121 days California
14 Mary Phelps F 5 Aug 1900 19 Nov 2012 112 years, 106 days Ohio
Sabina Zieg F 12 Nov 1872 1 Dec 1984 112 years, 19 days Pennsylvania
15 Kathryn Geyer F 15 Sept 1903 7 Aug 2015 111 years, 326 days Pennsylvania
16 Minnie Carpenter F 24 Jan 1888 2 Dec 1999 111 years, 312 days New York
Elizabeth Lucas F 5 Apr 1909 13 Dec 2020 111 years, 252 days Pennsylvania
17 Mary Rodgers F 9 Dec 1888 14 Aug 2000 111 years, 249 days Connecticut
18 Ann Smith F 2 Mar 1891 29 Oct 2002 111 years, 241 days Massachusetts
19 Ida Schlesinger F 7 Nov 1902 3 July 2014 111 years, 238 days Pennsylvania
20 Elizabeth Delaney F 12 Mar 1903 14 Oct 2014 111 years, 216 days Florida
Melissa Traylor F 6 Feb 1906 18 Aug 2017 111 years, 193 days Pennsylvania
21 Grace Young F 28 Jan 1904 4 Aug 2015 111 years, 188 days Pennsylvania
22 Ida Turner F 16 June 1873 12 Dec 1984 111 years, 179 days Pennsylvania
Mabel Wilson F 18 Mar 1903 11 Aug 2014 111 years, 146 days New Jersey
Miriam Moore F 28 Jan 1907 11 May 2018 111 years, 103 days Pennsylvania
23 Dollie Bushey F 17 Feb 1879 8 May 1990 111 years, 80 days Pennsylvania
24 Myrtle Kaywood F 27 Nov 1877 12 Feb 1989 111 years, 77 days Florida
Marion Roth F 11 Nov 1908 17 Jan 2020 111 years, 67 days Pennsylvania
25 Alda Collins F 26 July 1902 29 Sept 2013 111 years, 65 days Pennsylvania
Helen Chamberlain F 16 Jan 1906 25 Feb 2017 111 years, 40 days Pennsylvania
Dorothy Keller F 28 Sept 1907 3 Nov 2018 111 years, 36 days North Carolina
26 Beulah Young F 18 Aug 1900 19 Sept 2011 111 years, 32 days Pennsylvania
27 Margaret Guill F 7 Apr 1896 28 Apr 2007 111 years, 21 days Florida
Marie LeVan F 3 Sept 1908 29 Aug 2019 110 years, 360 days Connecticut
Mary Polilli F 28 Mar 1906 4 Feb 2017 110 years, 313 days Ohio
28 Agnes Wetzel F 18 Oct 1899 21 Aug 2010 110 years, 307 days Pennsylvania
29 Grace Cottrell F 1 Apr 1878 10 Jan 1989 110 years, 284 days California
30 Walter Wilcox M 1 Nov 1872 11 Aug 1983 110 years, 283 days California
Clara Wenzelburger F 6 July 1906 2 Apr 2017 110 years, 270 days Pennsylvania
31 Mary Ansick F 6 Mar 1897 23 Nov 2007 110 years, 262 days Pennsylvania
Ellen Barber F 20 Oct 1903 2 July 2014 110 years, 255 days Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Walker F 31 Aug 1899 4 May 2010 110 years, 246 days New York
32 Stella Cooley F 6 Nov 1897 23 June 2008 110 years, 230 days Ohio
Viva Hirsch F 30 Dec 1900 3 Aug 2011 110 years, 216 days Pennsylvania
33 Mary McGowan F 17 Feb 1900 2 Sept 2010 110 years, 197 days Illinois
Bessie Higgins F 23 Dec 1902 7 July 2013 110 years, 196 days Pennsylvania
Margaret Ritchey F 7 Apr 1909 16 Oct 2019 110 years, 192 days Pennsylvania
34 Minnie King F 21 Oct 1884 30 Apr 1995 110 years, 191 days Pennsylvania
Michael DeSantis M 26 May 1899 3 Dec 2009 110 years, 191 days Ohio
35 Helen Stump F 25 Aug 1899 20 Feb 2010 110 years, 179 days Pennsylvania
36 Nellie Florence F 30 Mar 1898 21 Sept 2008 110 years, 175 days Michigan
Florence Esterly F 10 July 1903 27 Dec 2013 110 years, 170 days Pennsylvania
37 Anna Bruder F 23 Sept 1871 22 Feb 1982 110 years, 152 days Pennsylvania
Clarence Glauner M 22 Mar 1910 17 Aug 2020 110 years, 148 days Pennsylvania
Helen Meredith F 13 Nov 1909 21 Mar 2020 110 years, 129 days Pennsylvania
Harriet Coulter F 7 Mar 1876 3 Sept 1986 110 years, 123 days Pennsylvania
38 Edith Freehling F 12 Sept 1883 29 Dec 1993 110 years, 108 days North Carolina
Emma Strause F 22 Dec 1902 28 Mar 2013 110 years, 96 days Pennsylvania
39 Rose McCloskey F 25 Oct 1898 14 Jan 2009 110 years, 81 days Pennsylvania
40 Anna Rice F 15 Dec 1891 5 Mar 2002 110 years, 80 days Pennsylvania
41 Minnie Livingston F 8 Aug 1878 24 Oct 1988 110 years, 77 days Pennsylvania
42 Laura Carrier F 14 Jan 1882 9 Mar 1992 110 years, 55 days Pennsylvania
Pearl Berg F 14 Feb 1910 Living 111 years, 168 days California
Dorothy Ziegenfuss F 9 July 1905 16 Aug 2015 110 years, 38 days Pennsylvania
43 Eleanor Grego F 25 Jan 1899 17 Feb 2009 110 years, 23 days Pennsylvania
44 Lena Rittenhouse F 10 Mar 1889 30 Mar 1999 110 years, 20 days Pennsylvania
Bill Sheetz M 17 May 1906 28 May 2016 110 years, 11 days Florida
45 Maude Neidig F 1 Aug 1884 3 Aug 1994 110 years, 2 days Pennsylvania
Rosa Brown F 15 Mar 1899 16 Mar 2009 110 years, 1 day New Jersey
46 Mary Alice Keller F 19 Mar 1876 19 Mar 1986 110 years, 0 days Pennsylvania

Supercentenarians who died in Pennsylvania

      Validated       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age State / country
of birth
1 Sarah Knauss F 24 Sept 1880 30 Dec 1999 119 years, 97 days Pennsylvania
2 Delphine Gibson F 17 Aug 1903 9 May 2018 114 years, 265 days South Carolina
3 Anna Henderson F 5 Mar 1900 1 July 2014 114 years, 118 days Georgia
4 Florence Knapp F 10 Oct 1873 11 Jan 1988 114 years, 93 days Pennsylvania
5 Zora Wriggle F 24 Feb 1880 7 Nov 1993 113 years, 256 days Pennsylvania
6 Gladys Swetland F 18 Apr 1892 14 Dec 2005 113 years, 240 days Pennsylvania
7 Jane Markle F 10 Oct 1883 12 Mar 1997 113 years, 153 days Pennsylvania
8 Irene Ciuffoletti F 19 Jan 1903 7 May 2016 113 years, 109 days Italy ITA
Ardith Grose F 22 Mar 1907 Living 114 years, 132 days Pennsylvania
9 Lucille Treccase F 18 Oct 1905 31 Aug 2018 112 years, 317 days Pennsylvania
10 Lillie Neff F 9 May 1888 27 Feb 2001 112 years, 294 days Pennsylvania
Nellie Stanford F 11 Aug 1876 19 Feb 1989 112 years, 192 days Maryland
11 Icie Clark F 19 Mar 1907 4 Aug 2019 112 years, 138 days West Virginia
12 Anna Shively F 14 May 1880 7 June 1992 112 years, 24 days Indiana
Sabina Zieg F 12 Nov 1872 1 Dec 1984 112 years, 19 days Pennsylvania
13 Kathryn Geyer F 15 Sept 1903 7 Aug 2015 111 years, 326 days Pennsylvania
14 Bina Harbaugh F 1 Dec 1887 1 Sept 1999 111 years, 274 days Maryland
15 Ida Schlesinger F 7 Nov 1902 3 July 2014 111 years, 238 days Pennsylvania
16 Clarina Ragland F 28 June 1885 18 Feb 1997 111 years, 235 days North Carolina
Elizabeth Marazi F 26 Aug 1907 1 Apr 2019 111 years, 218 days New Jersey
17 Anna DiFelice F 10 Mar 1892 30 Sept 2003 111 years, 204 days Italy ITA
Jeanie Oliver F 17 Aug 1880 1 Mar 1992 111 years, 197 days United Kingdom UK
Melissa Traylor F 6 Feb 1906 18 Aug 2017 111 years, 193 days Pennsylvania
Willie Lassiter F 30 Sept 1900 9 Apr 2012 111 years, 192 days North Carolina
18 Grace Young F 28 Jan 1904 4 Aug 2015 111 years, 188 days Pennsylvania
19 Ida Turner F 16 June 1873 12 Dec 1984 111 years, 179 days Pennsylvania
20 Annie Renfroe-Gary F 14 July 1893 5 Jan 2005 111 years, 175 days Georgia
Martha Brown F 17 Feb 1858 5 Aug 1969 111 years, 169 days Maryland
21 Fannie Buten F 13 Apr 1899 24 Sept 2010 111 years, 164 days PolandPOL
22 Floried Hillers F 1 Jan 1872 15 Apr 1983 111 years, 104 days Georgia
Miriam Moore F 28 Jan 1907 11 May 2018 111 years, 103 days Pennsylvania
23 Dollie Bushey F 17 Feb 1879 8 May 1990 111 years, 80 days Pennsylvania
Rosalie Esposito F 11 Feb 1907 2 May 2018 111 years, 80 days Connecticut
Marion Roth F 11 Nov 1908 17 Jan 2020 111 years, 67 days Pennsylvania
24 Alda Collins F 26 July 1902 29 Sept 2013 111 years, 65 days Pennsylvania
Helen Chamberlain F 16 Jan 1906 25 Feb 2017 111 years, 40 days Pennsylvania
25 Beulah Young F 18 Aug 1900 19 Sept 2011 111 years, 32 days Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Lucas F 5 Apr 1909 Living 112 years, 118 days Pennsylvania
26 Agnes Wetzel F 18 Oct 1899 21 Aug 2010 110 years, 307 days Pennsylvania
Clara Wenzelburger F 6 July 1906 2 Apr 2017 110 years, 270 days Pennsylvania
27 Mary Ansick F 6 Mar 1897 23 Nov 2007 110 years, 262 days Pennsylvania
Ellen Barber F 20 Oct 1903 2 July 2014 110 years, 255 days Pennsylvania
Viva Hirsch F 30 Dec 1900 3 Aug 2011 110 years, 216 days Pennsylvania
28 Bertha Wallin F 13 Jan 1874 5 Aug 1984 110 years, 205 days DenmarkDEN
Bessie Higgins F 23 Dec 1902 7 July 2013 110 years, 196 days Pennsylvania
Margaret Ritchey F 7 Apr 1909 16 Oct 2019 110 years, 192 days Pennsylvania
29 Minnie King F 21 Oct 1884 30 Apr 1995 110 years, 191 days Pennsylvania
30 Helen Stump F 25 Aug 1899 20 Feb 2010 110 years, 179 days Pennsylvania
Alta Dilley F 21 May 1864 10 Nov 1974 110 years, 173 days Ohio
Florence Esterly F 10 July 1903 27 Dec 2013 110 years, 170 days Pennsylvania
31 Anna Bruder F 23 Sept 1871 22 Feb 1982 110 years, 152 days Pennsylvania
Clarence Glauner M 22 Mar 1910 17 Aug 2020 110 years, 148 days Pennsylvania
32 Mary Higley F 10 Aug 1898 25 Dec 2008 110 years, 137 days Rhode Island
Helen Meredith F 13 Nov 1909 21 Mar 2020 110 years, 129 days Pennsylvania
Harriet Coulter F 7 Mar 1876 3 Sept 1986 110 years, 123 days Pennsylvania
Emma Strause F 22 Dec 1902 28 Mar 2013 110 years, 96 days Pennsylvania
33 Rosa Alma Evans F 24 June 1894 16 Sept 2004 110 years, 84 days Virginia
34 Rose McCloskey F 25 Oct 1898 14 Jan 2009 110 years, 81 days Pennsylvania
35 Anna Rice F 15 Dec 1891 5 Mar 2002 110 years, 80 days Pennsylvania
36 Minnie Livingston F 8 Aug 1878 24 Oct 1988 110 years, 77 days Pennsylvania
37 Laura Carrier F 14 Jan 1882 9 Mar 1992 110 years, 55 days Pennsylvania
Dorothy Ziegenfuss F 9 July 1905 16 Aug 2015 110 years, 38 days Pennsylvania
38 Eleanor Grego F 25 Jan 1899 17 Feb 2009 110 years, 23 days Pennsylvania
39 Lena Rittenhouse F 10 Mar 1889 30 Mar 1999 110 years, 20 days Pennsylvania
40 Maude Neidig F 1 Aug 1884 3 Aug 1994 110 years, 2 days Pennsylvania
41 Mary Alice Keller F 19 Mar 1876 19 Mar 1986 110 years, 0 days Pennsylvania

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Pennsylvania since 1982

      Deceased (Validated)       Living (Validated)       Pending       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Reported lifespan
? 22 Feb 1982
Anna Bruder F ? –110 23 Sept 1871 – 22 Feb 1982
110 years, 152 days
22 Feb 1982 15 Apr 1983
(1 yr, 52 days)
Floried Hillers F 110–111 1 Jan 1872 – 15 Feb 1983
111 years, 104 days
15 Apr 1983 1 Dec 1984
Sabina Zieg F 110–112 12 Nov 1872 – 1 Dec 1984
112 years, 19 days
1 Dec 1984 12 Dec 1984
(11 days)
Ida Turner F 111 16 June 1873 – 12 Dec 1984
111 years, 179 days
12 Dec 1984 11 Jan 1988
(3 yrs, 30 days)
Florence Knapp F 111–114 10 Oct 1873 – 11 Jan 1988
114 years, 93 days
11 Jan 1988 19 Feb 1989
(1 yr, 39 days)
Nellie Stanford F 111–112 11 Aug 1876 – 19 Feb 1989
112 years, 192 days
19 Feb 1989 8 May 1990
(1 yr, 78 days)
Dollie Bushey F 110–111 17 Feb 1879 – 8 May 1990
111 years, 80 days
8 May 1990 7 Nov 1993
Zora Wriggle F 110–113 24 Feb 1880 – 7 Nov 1993
113 years, 256 days
7 Nov 1993 30 Dec 1999
(6 yrs, 53 days)
Sarah Knauss F 113–119 24 Sept 1880 – 30 Dec 1999
119 years, 97 days
30 Dec 1999 27 Feb 2001
(1 yr, 59 days)
Lillie Neff F 111–112 9 May 1888 – 27 Feb 2001
112 years, 294 days
27 Feb 2001 5 Mar 2002
(1 yr, 6 days)
Anna Rice F 109–110 15 Dec 1891 – 5 Mar 2002
110 years, 80 days
5 Mar 2002 30 Sept 2003
(1 yr, 209 days)
Anna DiFelice F 109–111 10 Mar 1892 – 30 Sept 2003
111 years, 204 days
30 Sept 2003 14 Dec 2005
(2 yrs, 75 days)
Gladys Swetland F 111–113 18 Apr 1892 – 14 Dec 2005
113 years, 240 days
14 Dec 2005 23 Nov 2007
(1 yr, 344 days)
Mary Ansick F 108–110 6 Mar 1897 – 23 Nov 2007
110 years, 262 days
23 Nov 2007 25 Dec 2008
(1 yr, 32 days)
Mary Higley F 109–110 10 Aug 1898 – 25 Dec 2008
110 years, 137 days
25 Dec 2008 14 Jan 2009
(20 days)
Rose McCloskey F 110 25 Oct 1898 – 14 Jan 2009
110 years, 81 days
14 Jan 2009 17 Feb 2009
(34 days)
Eleanor Grego F 109–110 25 Jan 1899 – 17 Feb 2009
110 years, 23 days
17 Feb 2009 24 Sept 2010
Fannie Buten F 109–111 13 Apr 1899 – 24 Sept 2010
111 years, 164 days
24 Sept 2010 1 July 2014
Anna Henderson F 110–114 5 Mar 1900 – 1 July 2014
114 years, 118 days
1 July 2014 3 July 2014
(2 days)
Ida Schlesinger F 111 7 Nov 1902 – 3 July 2014
111 years, 238 days
3 July 2014 7 May 2016
Irene Ciuffoletti F 111–113 19 Jan 1903 – 7 May 2016
113 years, 109 days
7 May 2016 9 May 2018
(2 yrs, 2 days)
Delphine Gibson F 113–114 17 Aug 1903 – 9 May 2018
114 years, 265 days
9 May 2018 31 Aug 2018
Lucille Treccase F 112 18 Oct 1905 – 31 Aug 2018
112 years, 317 days
31 Aug 2018 4 Aug 2019
(338 days)
Icie Clark F 111–112 19 Mar 1907 – 4 Aug 2019
112 years, 138 days
4 Aug 2019 Present
1 years, 362 days
Ardith Grose F 112–113* born 22 Mar 1907
114 years, 132 days

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