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Maria da Conceicao Silva
Maria da Conceicao Silva
Birth: 21 May 1861
Pombeiro da Beira, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal
Death: 30 December 1966
Alcantara, Lisbon District, Portugal
Age: 105 years, 223 days
Country: PortugalPOR
Centenarian

Maria da Conceicao Silva [Portuguese: Conceição] (21 May 1861 – 30 December 1966) was a Portuguese Centenarian who was probably the oldest living person in Portugal at time of her death.

Biography

Maria da Conceicao Silva was born in Pombeiro da Beira, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal on 21 May 1861. Her parents were Jose Francisco de Matos and Jacinta da Cunha. At the age of 13, she moved to Lisbon to live with her older sister, where she remained the rest of her life.

She married with Jose Freire da Silva in 1885 and become a widow in 1938. The couple had 4 children. Maria da Conceicao Silva had 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren just before celebrating her 104th birthday.

Maria da Conceicao Silva died in Alcantara, Lisbon District, Portugal on 30 December 1966 at the age of 105 years, 223 days.

References


Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Mariana Chiromo • (Unknown) • Elvira de Jesus Caldeira • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes • Maria de Jesus • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva • Maria Felicia Bento • Maria do Carmo Fernandes • Maria Dolores Ferreira • Suzana Correa Conceicao Silva • Benvinda Marques Matias • Cecilia Ribeiro • Romana Marques • Maria da Encarnacao Sousa

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