Lucy Mirigian on her 109th birthday (claims 110).
|Birth:||15 August 1907|
Erzurum, Western Armenia, Ottoman Empire (today Turkey)
|Age:||113 years, 158 days|
Lucy Mirigian (née Sarkisian; claimed birthdate 15 August 1906/may be born in 1907) is an Armenian-born American supercentenarian who is the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of California. Her age is currently pending validation by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).
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.
- Honoring A Long Life: Lucy Mirigian Turns 105 Asbarez, 6 September 2011
- 109th Birthday Confirmation, 5 March 2016
- Senior Spotlight: 110-year-old Lucy Mirigian’s Secret to Aging and Happiness Ingleside-Excelsior Light, 30 October 2016
- Cross Roads July-August NORCAL Armenian Senior Services, 15 August 2017
- Claimed 110th Birthday Facebook Post, 16 August 2016
- Claimed 111th Birthday Facebook Post, 26 September 2017
- Lucy Mirigian Picks a Giant Way to Celebrate Her 112th Birthday The Cove, 13 August 2018
- Claimed 113th Birthday Facebook Post, 15 August 2019
- Claimed 114th Birthday Facebook Post, 14 August 2020