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Lucy Mirigian
Lucy Mirigian
Lucy Mirigian on her 109th birthday (claims 110).
Birth: 15 August 1907
Erzurum, Western Armenia, Ottoman Empire (today Turkey)
Age: 113 years, 34 days
Country: ARM FlagARMUSA FlagUSA
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Lucy Mirigian (née Sarkisian; claimed birthdate 15 August 1906/may be born in 1907) is an Armenian-born American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is one of the oldest known living people in California, USA.

Biography

Lucy Mirigian claims to have been born as Lucy Sarkisian in Erzurum, Western Armenia, Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey) on 15 August 1906. Her parents were Kevork (George) and Altoun (Mary) Sarkisian.

The family left the Ottoman Empire just before the Armenian Genocide and moved to the United States. Since then, Lucy has spent all of her life in California.

She married Ashod Mirigian in 1936 in San Francisco, with whom she had two children: Sonia Lou Mirigian (born 5 January 1940) and Garo Alan Mirigian (born 18 January 1946). The couple later divorced in March 1976.

Lucy Mirigian currently resides in Fresno, California.

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