|Maria Pereira Neves|
|Birth:||14 May 1911|
Jardim, Ceara, Brazil
|Age:||110 years, 161 days|
Pereira Neves was born in Jardim, Ceara, Brazil on 14 May 1911. Her parents were Antonio Juvenal Pereira da Silva and Maria Anunciada Pereira Neves. She had six siblings. She is the maternal granddaughter of Arconcio Pereira da Silva, a great figure of the Pereira do Pajeu family and Januaria Pereira.
She married Joao da Cruz on 22 March 1935. The couple had 10 children: Alaide, Antonio, Sinha, Adailton, Alice, Emanoel (who died with a few days to live), Jose Ailton, Adalgisa, Fatima (who died at age 23 after heart surgery) and Socorro. She got widowed in 1984, after 49 years of marriage.
Her elder sister Generosa Pereira Neves (25 October 1909 – 23 October 2014) die at almost age 105. She also has a living 101 year old cousin born on 20 May 1919.
In May 2021, she celebrated her 110th birthday. She says she wants to live to be 140.
Pereira Neves currently lives in Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil at the age of 110 years, 161 days.
- Personagem (edição VIII) Blog Alvinho Patriota, 30 May 2010
- Morre aos 105 anos Dona Generosa Blog Alvinho Patriota, 23 October 2014
- Personagem (XVIII) – Maria Pereira Neves Blog Alvinho Patriota, 3 June 2018
- Aniversário 109 anos *Homenagem* YouTube, 13 May 2020
- Parabenizamos a salgueirense dona Lia por seus 109 anos de idade Blog Alvinho Patriota, 14 May 2020
- 109 years, almost 110 Socorro Neves Parente Socorro (Facebook), 28 January 2021
- Dona Lia, de 109 anos, recebeu a primeira dose da vacina de Oxford em Salgueiro Blog Alvinho Patriota, 28 January 2021
- 110th birthday Socorro Neves Parente Socorro (Facebook), 13 May 2021
- 110 anos vó Lia YouTube, 13 May 2021