Maria Esperanza Onieva
Maria Esperanza Onieva
Onieva Sanchez at the age of 112.
Birth: 1 September 1889
Priego, Andalusia, Spain
Death: 15 February 2002
Cabra, Andalusia, Spain
Age: 112 years, 167 days
Country: SpainESP
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Maria Esperanza Onieva Sanchez (1 September 1889 – 15 February 2002) was a Spanish supercentenarian whose age is pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Onieva Sanchez was born in Priego, Cordoba Province, Andalusia, Spain, on 1 September 1889. She got married at the end of World War I, at the age of 26, but gave birth to her first child at the age of 40. She had 3 daughters. Her oldest daughter was Maria (aged 72 in November 2001). During the Spanish Civil War she moved to another city.

On 15 November 1999, Onieva Sanchez became the oldest living person in Spain, following the death of Antonio Urrea-Hernandez. In November 2001, she had 3 living daughters, 3 granddaughters and 1 grandson.

Esperanza Onieva died in Cabra, Cordoba Province, Andalusia, Spain, on 15 February 2002, at the age of 112 years, 167 days.

References


Spain's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Josefa Salas Mateo • Policarpa Perez Exposito • Josefa Llovet Llovet • Ramona Agudin-Fernandez • Antonia Diaz Garcia • Soledad Munoz • Salustiano Alvarez • Isabel Guijarro • Telesfora de la Torre-Mendizabal • Paulina Garcia-Lozano • Maria Villar TrespalaciosAurelio Diaz • A. L. M. • Galo Leoz-Ortin • Maria Antonia Castro • Maria del Carmen Lopez • Gregorio Merino • Gabriela Izquierdo • F. M. M. • Antonio Urrea-Hernandez • Maria Esperanza Onieva • Joan Riudavets-Moll • Jorja Hernando • Victoriana Vazquez Barrero • Lucia Madaria-Vesga • Manuela Fernandez-Fojaco • Teresa Dosaigues Abella • Andresa Guerrero-Ortiz • Felipa Gutierrez • Rosa Martinez • Francisco Fernandez • Francisca Garcia-Torres • Ana Vela-Rubio • Magdalena Oliver Gabarro • Josefa Santos Gonzalez • Maria Branyas Morera

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